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[Arabidopsis] Postdoctoral Research Associate

Wang Dongping via arab-gen%40net.bio.net (by bitwangdongping from 163.com)
Tue Jan 15 12:41:03 EST 2008


Postdoctoral Research Associate

A postdoctoral research associate position is available immediately in the =
Department of

Crop Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), in the la=
boratory of

Dr. Frank (Youfu) Zhao. The person will be jointly supervised by Dr. Frank =
Zhao and

Dr. Schuyler Korban, Professor of Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology. We =
are

looking for highly motivated candidates with a strong publication record an=
d experience

in molecular plant-microbe interactions. The research project will involve =
identifying

pathogen-specific host genes during plant-bacterial interactions. The proje=
ct provides an

opportunity for training in both genetics and genomics, and interaction wit=
h UIUC=A1=AFs very

active research community with access to state-of-the-art research and gree=
nhouse

facilities and modern genomics laboratories. The successful applicant shoul=
d have a

recent Ph.D. in plant pathology, plant molecular biology, plant genomics, o=
r a plantrelated

field. Experience in RNA isolation, northern blot, real time PCR, and micro=
arrays

is preferred, but not required. The position is available immediately and c=
an be extended

for up to three years, but it is contingent on performance and productivity=
. Competitive

salary with fringe benefits is commensurate with experience and qualificati=
ons.

University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Application instructions: Please send a short description of research inter=
ests and career

goals, CV including list of publications, and contact information for three=
 references to

Dr. Zhao (

zhao888 from uiuc.edu) or Dr. Korban (korban from uiuc.edu). Review of applications=
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will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.

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