Research Scientist or Sr. Research Scientist position available

Jin, Wendy wjin at
Mon Nov 15 14:13:00 EST 2004

Vector Research Ltd. Is a research and development company based in 
Durham, North Carolina.  Our mission is to develop smoking products 
with science-based reductions in certain harmful elements.  We 
partner with the highly experienced tobacco management team of 
Liggett Vector Brands Inc. for the manufacture and marketing of these 
products.  We seek individuals with exceptional creativity, 
motivation and scientific abilities to join us in this challenging 
and exciting opportunity. 

Vector Research Ltd. has the following opportunity at their Durham location:

Genetic Research Scientist or Senior Scientist

The research assignment will involve the identification and 
characterization of critical genes, determination of the function and 
regulation of those genes, and characterization transgenic plants. 
Candidates are expected to provide technical expertise and 
intellectual support to meet challenging program objectives and 
assist in developing new research projects. The ability to clearly 
articulate goals, rationales and results along with the 
self-motivation to be the first to innovate is highly desirable.  The 
successful candidate will exhibit strong leadership and communication 
shills and have record of successful scientific accomplishments.  The 
minimum requirements for this position also include a PhD with 3 
years of experience in molecular biology, plant physiology, genetics 
or a related discipline, or the equivalent.  Additionally this 
detail-oriented professional must possess strong problem-solving 
skills, an ability to work independently as well as on an 
interdisciplinary team, demonstrated knowledge of accepted scientific 
research methodology; and excellent communication and organizational 

We offer competitive salary, an excellent benefits package, and the 
opportunity for personal and professional growth in an outstanding 
work environment.  To become part of a dynamic organization, please 
forward or fax your resume, salary history/ requirements, and 
references to Dr. Wendy Jin, Vector Research Ltd., 710 West Main St. 
Durham, NC 27701, fax: 919-683-8966 or email to wjin at

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