Two PhD or MS positions are available at West Virginia University:
Two PhD or MS positions in plant molecular biology and plant stress physiology are available in the Barth laboratory in the Department of Biology at West Virginia University. The research projects involve studying the function of vitamin C (ascorbic acid) in plant development and/or in plant responses to biotic and abiotic stress using biochemical, genetic, molecular and physiological approaches.
Interested applicants must have a successfully completed MS or BS degree in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Plant Physiology, Microbiology or related field. Demonstrated experience in standard molecular biology techniques and experience with Arabidopsis thaliana is a plus. Excellent communication skills and the ability to work both independently and in a team are essential.
Application deadline to enroll in the graduate program of the Department of Biology at West Virginia University is January 1, 2008.
For more information regarding the positions, research program, graduate program and/or the application process, please contact Carina Barth at carina.barth from mail.wvu.edu or http://www.as.wvu.edu/~cbarth/ or http://www.as.wvu.edu/biology/graduate/application.htm.
Department of Biology
West Virginia University
5228 Life Sciences Building
53 Campus Drive
Morgantown, WV 26506-6057
Phone Office: 304-293-5201 ext 31099
Phone Lab: 304-293-5201 ext 31541
Email: Carina.Barth from mail.wvu.edu