Senior Biol. Scientist, Plant Mol. Physiol., Univ. Florida

Altpeter, Fredy FAltpeter at
Fri Jun 20 16:20:55 EST 2003

The Laboratory of Plant  Molecular Physiology, headed by Dr. Fredy 
is inviting applications for a senior biological scientist.

The selected candidate will define research objectives & design 
experiments, collect, analyze, & prepare data with the goal to 
dissect and engineer molecular components of the environmental stress 
tolerance of cereals, turf and forage grasses.  The incumbent must 
effectively analyze and communicate data from experiments and will be 
responsible for laboratory management. This includes laboratory 
logistic and safety and training and supervision of graduate- and 
undergraduate students in methods of plant molecular biology.

Minimum requirements for this position are a bachelor's degree in a 
related area & three years of appropriate experience. Extensive 
experience with plant molecular biology techniques, including 
molecular cloning, stable expression of transgenes in plants, PCR, & 
Southern blot analysis of genomic DNA is highly desirable. A 
post-offer health assessment will be conducted.  Expected starting 
salary: 32,704 plus a benefit package.  To apply, submit a cover 
letter and resume referencing LP# 928770 to Marianne Smith, Human 
Resources, P.O. Box 115002, Gainesville, FL 32611; fax same to (352) 
392-7094; or email MS Word documents to marianne-smith at 
Application deadline, July 3, 2003.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity, affirmative action 
employer, located in Gainesville, Florida. Gainesville is a city of 
140 000 with 46 000 students located half way between the Atlantic 
Ocean  and Gulf of Mexico and is always rated among the top cities to 
live in the US. 


Fredy Altpeter
Assistant Professor
Laboratory of Molecular Plant Physiology
Agronomy Department
University of Florida, IFAS
PO Box 11O300
2191 McCarty Hall
Gainesville, FL 32611-300
Tel.: 352 392 1823 ext. 204 or 216
Fax: 352 392 7248
E-mail: <mailto:faltpeter at>faltpeter at




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