[Arabidopsis] Post Doctoral Positions

June Medford via arab-gen%40net.bio.net (by June.Medford At colostate.edu)
Wed Dec 6 15:36:03 EST 2006


Post-Doctoral Fellow Positions
Department of Biology
Colorado State University

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Two post-doctoral positions are available in the Medford Lab in the 
Department of Biology at Colorado State University. We have developed 
synthetic signal transduction systems in plants and linked the 
signaling systems to computationally designed receptors. Input allows 
plants to be highly specific detectors for substances of interest 
(environmental pollutants, explosives, etc.) and provides means to 
control some forms of signal transduction for basic studies.

A Ph.D. in molecular biology, plant molecular biology or a related 
field is required.  Applicants should have experience in molecular 
biology, gene cloning and analysis of transgenic plants. Experience 
in transgene expression and signal transduction in plant systems as 
well as skill in written and verbal communication is desirable.  The 
incumbents are expected to interact with other post-docs, graduate 
students, and part-time undergraduate students.  Duties include a 
variety of molecular biology techniques including synthetic gene 
construction, bacterial expression, production and analysis of 
transgenic plants, planning experimental approaches based on research 
literature, and interpreting results. The successful individuals will 
be self-motivated and capable of independent thought and research. 
The positions will start as soon as possible.

Colorado State University is located in Fort Collins, Colorado a city 
of 120,000 located at the base of the Rocky Mountains about an hour 
north of Denver.  Colorado boasts 300+ sunny days a year and numerous 
recreational activities exist from the nearby mountains such as world 
class skiing and hiking.

Please submit your curriculum vitae indicating publications, a brief 
statement of research experience, and names, emails and telephone 
numbers of three references to Dr. June Medford to the 
website: 
<http://www.natsci.colostate.edu/searches/BioPdoc>http://www.natsci.colostate.edu/searches/BioPdoc. 
For further information, please contact Dr. Medford.  Applications 
received by January 2, 2007 will receive full consideration.

Contact Information:
Dr. June Medford
Department of 
Biology
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO 80523-1878
Phone:  970-491-7865 

FAX:  970-491-0649
Email: <mailto:June.Medford At colostate.edu>June.Medford At colostate.edu

Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action 
employer and complies with all federal and Colorado laws, 
regulations, and executive orders regarding affirmative action 
requirements in all programs. To assist Colorado State University in 
meeting its affirmative action responsibilities, ethnic minorities, 
women and other protected class members are encouraged to apply and 
to so identify themselves.


Dr. June Medford
Associate Professor
Department of Biology
Campus Delivery 1878
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO 80523-1878

Telephone:  970-491-7865
FAX:  970-491-0649
Email:  June.Medford At colostate.edu  


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