[Arabidopsis] Twp postdoctoral positions at the University of North Texas

Shah, Jyoti via arab-gen%40net.bio.net (by shah from unt.edu)
Tue Jun 30 14:47:45 EST 2009


Two postdoctoral positions are available in the Department of Biological Sc=
iences at the University of North Texas, which is located in Denton near Da=
llas (Texas).

Position 1 (Requisition #090681):  Postdoctoral position in Plant =96Insect=
 Interaction

University of North Texas is seeking a full time postdoctoral research asso=
ciate to study plant defense response.  The research emphasis will be on st=
udying Arabidopsis defense responses to the green peach aphid. We seek cand=
idates with a Ph.D. in molecular biology, entomology or a related field.  A=
pplicants should have expertise in plant molecular biology.  Candidates wit=
h expertise working with aphids are preferred. The successful candidate mus=
t be able to design and conduct independent experiments. Excellent oral and=
 written communication skills and the ability to work well in a team-based/=
collaborative research atmosphere are essential.  The Postdoctoral Research=
 Associate will work under the direction of Dr. Jyoti Shah in the Departmen=
t of Biological Sciences.

Position 2 (Requisition #090679):  Postdoctoral position in Plant Biochemis=
try and Molecular Biology

University of North Texas is seeking a full time postdoctoral research asso=
ciate to study oxylipin metabolism in plants.  The research emphasis will b=
e on studying Arabidopsis genes involved in oxidized lipid metabolism and t=
heir contribution to oxylipins in plant stress response. We seek candidates=
 with a Ph.D. in biochemistry and/or molecular biology or a related field. =
 Applicants should have expertise in plant molecular biology.  Candidates w=
ith expertise working with lipids are preferred. The successful candidate m=
ust be able to design and conduct independent experiments. Excellent oral a=
nd written communication skills and the ability to work well in a team-base=
d/collaborative research atmosphere are essential.  The Postdoctoral Resear=
ch Associate will work under the direction of Dr. Jyoti Shah in the Departm=
ent of Biological Sciences.

For both positions (Requisition # 090681 and 090679) complete applications =
must be submitted online at https://jobs.unt.edu.  A complete application m=
ust consist of 1) a cover letter detailing your qualifications and how they=
 relate to the advertised position, 2) a professional resume, 3) names and =
contact information for three references. Screening of application begins J=
uly 15  2009, and will continue until the positions are filled.

University of North Texas is an equal opportunity employer and actively see=
ks diversity among its employees.

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Dr. Jyoti Shah
Associate Professor
University of North Texas
Department of Biological Sciences
1155 Union Circle, #305220
Denton, TX 76203-5017
Phone (940) 565-3535
Fax: (940) 565-4136
Email: shah from unt.edu<mailto:shah from unt.edu>

For Courier Delivery:
Science and Research Building # 124
1504 West Mulberry Street
Denton, TX 76203-5017


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