Position number: PB-S095-440
The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation is seeking a postdoctoral fellow in
the laboratory of Dr. Elison Blancaflor beginning in June, 2008 to work
on characterizing the role of the N-acylethanolamine (NAE) group of
lipid mediators in plant development and response to environmental
stimuli. Studies will focus on Arabidopsis mutants in genes that encode
fatty acid amide hydrolases (FAAH), the enzymes that breakdown NAEs.
This project which is funded by the Department of Energy (DOE)
Biosciences program will be conducted in collaboration with the group of
Dr. Kent Chapman at the University of North Texas. This project is
funded annually with extensions up to a total of three years contingent
on performance and continued funding by the DOE. For more information
please see our publications related to this project Blancaflor et al.
(2003) Planta 217: 206-217; Wang et al (2006) PNAS 103: 12197-12202;
Teaster et al. (2007) Plant Cell 19:2454-2469. A Ph.D. in Plant Biology
or Cell/Molecular Biology is required. The Samuel Roberts Noble
Foundation has state-of-the-art research, greenhouse facilities, modern
laboratory and office areas and excellent benefits.
Application Instructions: Applicants are requested to apply online by
completing the application and submitting a resume, copy (s) of college
transcripts, contact information for three references (excluding
relatives), and a cover letter explaining interest in the position and
career goals. If applicant does not have the ability to upload the
additional documents they can be faxed to (580) 224-6240 (please include
position number), but the application should be completed and submitted
online. Applications will be accepted until a candidate is hired.
Interested applicants should apply immediately.
The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Inc.
Human Resources Department
Position Number: PB-S095-440
P.O. Box 2180
Ardmore, OK 73402
The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity
Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment,
regardless of their race, color, creed, gender, national origin, age,
disability, or veteran status.