[Arabidopsis] RE: job posting

Blancaflor, Elison via arab-gen%40net.bio.net (by eblancaflor from noble.org)
Tue Oct 28 10:26:42 EST 2008


A colleague requested that I post the job opportunities below. Please
contact Dr. Mary Fernandes at Monsanto directly if anyone has questions
about the advertised positions.



Dr. Mary Fernandes

Model Systems Lead

Monsanto Biotechnology

Chesterfield, MO 63017

e-mail: mary.fernandes from monsanto.com 



MS position (microscopy)--# 8520

MONS - 00008520

Responsibilities: 

We are seeking a highly talented and experienced scientist with
expertise in one or more of the following areas: Molecular Biology,
Biochemistry, Cell Biology or Plant Biology/Development. The individual
will be part of a larger multi-disciplinary effort aimed at developing
methods for discovery and advancing the knowledge base around high
priority leads in our crop pipeline.  Successful applicants will work in
a team based environment, manage individual project(s) and interact
cross functionally within the organization.  

Required Skills: 

Applicants should have a degree in Plant Biology, Molecular Biology,
Cell Biology, Biochemistry, or other related field with five plus years
of laboratory experience (BS candidates) or a minimum of 1-2 years of
laboratory experience (MS candidates).  Proven expertise in molecular
biology and/or cell biology is desired.  Specific expertise in working
with proteins and/or nucleic acids is required.  Demonstrated skills in
Cell Biology (eg. microscopy) or Plant Biology (eg. cell culture,
transient systems, model systems, plant physiology) will be
advantageous.   Familiarity with routine bioinformatics tools used in
the above fields is desirable.  The successful candidate will be a
highly motivated and results-oriented team player with excellent oral
and written communication skills and project championship ability. 

 

PhD position Mol. Biologist - # 9321

Ph.D position Mol. Biology/Cell Biology

Responsibilities: 

We are seeking a highly talented and experienced scientist with
expertise in Molecular Biology and/or Cell Biology to be part of a
larger multi-disciplinary effort aimed at developing methods for
discovery and advancing the knowledge base around high priority leads in
our crop pipeline.  The individual will work in a team based environment
while managing independent project(s) and interacting cross functionally
within the organization.  

Required Skills: 

Successful candidates will have a PhD degree in Molecular Biology, Cell
Biology or other related field with overall five plus years of
laboratory experience.  A solid background in imaging technologies
including fluorescence/confocal microscopy and/or molecular biology
technologies such as cloning is required.  Preference will be given to
candidates with strong computational/bioinformatics skills.  The ideal
candidate will also have excellent oral and written communication
skills, project leadership ability and be highly motivated and
results-oriented. 





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