USDA Post-doc Position Fargo, ND

David Horvath horvathd at fargo.ars.usda.gov
Wed Oct 22 14:54:03 EST 2003


POSITION TITLE:	Postdoctoral Research Fellow

DEPARTMENT:	Plant Sciences, North Dakota State University

SALARY:		33,000+/year, commensurate with experience

DESCRIPTION:  	A postdoctoral position is available in the 
Department of Plant Sciences, North Dakota State University to 
investigate root bud dormancy and growth in perennial weeds.  The 
responsibilities of this position involves (1) developing an 
expressed sequence tag (EST)-database from the subtracted cDNA 
libraries of leafy spurge and (2) identifying developmentally-, 
environmentally?, and temporally-regulated cDNA clones associated 
with growth and development using microarray and/or other molecular 
techniques.

MINIMUM
QUALIFICATIONS
REQUIRED:		An earned Ph.D. in plant molecular 
biology/biochemistry/physiology or a related subject.  Applicant 
should demonstrate experience in plant molecular biology and 
biochemistry.  The position requires knowledge of basic molecular 
biology techniques such as Southern, Northern, and Western analyses, 
PCR and RT?PCR, gene cloning and expression, and plant transformation.

QUALIFICATIONS
PREFERRED BUT
NOT REQUIRED:	Experience with gene regulation and silencing, signal 
pathways, protein isolation, protein biochemistry, real time PCR, or 
genomics.  Experience with data mining of biological databases and 
management of large, heterogeneous datasets is desirable.

TO APPLY: 		To apply, please submit an application letter 
briefly describing your background and research goals, current 
curriculum vita, transcripts of all university work, and a list of 
names and telephone numbers of three references to Dr. Albert 
Schneiter, Department of Plant Sciences, North Dakota State 
University, Fargo, ND 58105.  For technical information, contact Dr. 
Wun Chao, USDA?ARS, PO Box 5674, SU Station, Fargo, ND 58105, 
701?239?1356; Email: chaow at fargo.ars.usda.gov.

			Note: 	Incomplete files and email 
applications alone will not be considered

NDSU is an Equal Opportunity Institution


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