[Arabidopsis] Posting request

CECILIA CHI-HAM via arab-gen%40net.bio.net (by clchiham from ucdavis.edu)
Wed Apr 4 22:17:36 EST 2012

Please post the following post-doctoral opportunity. Thanks, Cecilia

Post-Doctoral Position in Maize Breeding Genetics -April 4th, 2012
The Corn Sustainability Lab at the University of California, Davis is seeking a highly motivated fellow to join a research program focused on enhancing corn crop performance through Molecular-Assisted Breeding. Responsibilities include development and management of a maize breeding and testing program; management of field and greenhouse of maize inbred; and performance of agronomical, molecular and biochemical evaluations to select superior genotypes.

Successful applicant must have a Ph.D. in plant breeding, plant genetics/genomics, or plant molecular biology with demonstrated experience in plant molecular assisted breeding, generation of new molecular markers and a proven record of research productivity. Experience evaluating and selecting crop lines for yield performance is highly desirable. Candidates must be self-motivated and evidence of ability to work with other researchers in interdisciplinary inquiry.
Review of applications will start immeidately until the position is filled. This position offers competitive salary determined by the successful candidate's experience and full health benefits. Please send your expression of interest, detailed curriculum vitae, and 2-3 letters of references to Dr. Alan B. Bennett via e-mail at abbennett from ucdavis.edu<mailto:abbennett from ucdavis.edu>.

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