Position: Post-doctoral research associate in tree biotechnology.
Qualifications: Candidate should hold a Ph.D. in Plant Science, Botany,
Biology or a related discipline. Prior experience with tissue culture,
transformation and molecular biology is desired.
Responsibilities: Responsibilities include development of regeneration
system, micropropagation of pecan plants for distribution, field and
molecular evaluation (such as AFLP) of regenerated plants, genetic
engineering of relevant genes and molecular characterization of
transgenic lines. The successful candidate must be able to independently
design and conduct experiments and willing to work on other projects in
Salary: Commensurate with experience. Funding is available for three
Application: Applicant should submit CV, statement of research interests
and the name and contact information of three references to:
Dr. Muthusamy Manoharan,
Department of Agriculture
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
1200 North University Dr.
Pine Bluff, AR 71601
E-mail: manoharan_m At uapb.edumanoharanmuthusamy At sbcglobal.net
Closing Date: November 30, 2006 or until suitable candidate is found.
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is an equal opportunity/affirmative