Research Associate, Expression Profiling - UBC Wine Research Centre

Steven Lund stlund at
Fri Oct 29 17:53:12 EST 2004

We are currently recruiting for one Research Associate position in 
the UBC Wine Research Centre (WRC).  The WRC was established in 1999 
and is focused on genomics and proteomics research in grapevine and 
yeast in support of the growing Canadian wine industry.  The 
successful applicant will work in a team environment on a project 
funded by Genome Canada to investigate genomic mechanisms underlying 
berry development and quality in grapevine (Vitis vinifera cv. 
Cabernet Sauvignon). 

Requirements.  Ph.D.  in  Botany, Plant Physiology, Genetics, 
Statistics or other degree related to plant genomics.  Training and 
recent proven experience in bioinformatics, computational biology or 
related field including 2+ years in DNA and protein sequence data 
analysis as well as analysis of expression profiling data in 
Angiosperm species.  Experience in DNA microarray and/or protein mass 
spec data analysis is preferred.  Industry experience will be 
considered favorably. 

The position is available January 5, 2005.  Starting salary will be 
$50,800 Cdn per annum plus benefits.  The term is for one year with 
the possibility of extension for an additional 1.25 years. Closing 
date for applications is November 30, 2004.  Please submit 
applications (letter of interest, full CV and contact details of 
three references) and requests for further details to:

Dr. Steven Lund
e-mail: wrcjobs at 

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment 
equity.  We encourage all qualified persons to apply.  However, 
Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. 
Only qualified applicants will receive a reply. 

Steven T. Lund, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Viticulture/Plant Genomics
The University of British Columbia
Wine Research Centre
241 - 2205 East Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4  Canada

PH:     604-822-5708
FAX:   604-822-5143
"It all starts in the vineyard..."

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