Postdoctoral Opportunity - DuPont

WILLIAMS, ROBERT robert-w2.williams at
Wed Oct 27 16:30:16 EST 2004

The Genetic Discovery Group of DuPont Crop Genetics is looking for a 
highly motivated Ph.D. level scientist with a strong background in 
plant molecular biology.  The successful candidate will participate 
in the discovery and characterization of novel small RNAs in plants. 
The project will involve the analysis of small RNA expression in 
Arabidopsis, corn and rice.  Functional studies, via overexpression 
and underexpression of particular small RNAs, will also be performed. 
Individuals with a background in small RNA analysis (siRNAs/miRNAs) 
are especially encouraged to apply.  Bioinformatics experience would 
be helpful, but not required.
DuPont is a global research- and technology-based company committed 
to the miracles of science. The mission of the Genetic Discovery 
Group is to identify agriculturally important genes in crop and model 
species. Our facility provides state-of-the-art instrumentation for 
genomic approaches, such as high throughput sequencing, high density 
microarray analysis, and advanced bioinformatic systems, as well as 
access to the world-wide field testing resources of Pioneer Hi-Bred 
and interactions with a thriving scientific community. We are located 
at the Experimental Station in Wilmington, Delaware, in an area that 
offers an attractive lifestyle with easy access to various cultural, 
academic and recreational activities in the middle East Coast region.
DuPont offers an attractive salary and comprehensive benefits.
Applicants should send their CV and three letters of recommendation 
by email to robert-w2.williams at, or by regular mail to: 
Bobby Williams, DuPont Experimental Station, Crop Genetics E353/108B, 
Rt. 141 & Henry Clay Rd., Wilmington, DE 19880-0353.  FAX 302-295-2726

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