[Arabidopsis] Postdoc position at the Noble Foundation

Blancaflor, Elison via arab-gen%40net.bio.net (by eblancaflor from noble.org)
Thu Apr 5 13:10:25 EST 2012

Position: Postdoctoral Fellow
Position ID: PB-S095-373

Postdoctoral Position at the Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation
Position: Postdoctoral Fellow
Position ID: PB-S095-373

The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation is seeking a postdoctoral fellow beginning in July or August, 2012 to work on a project that focuses on the interaction between the plant cytoskeleton and membrane trafficking in regulating root development. Research will be conducted in the laboratory of Dr. Elison Blancaflor in the Plant Biology Division. This position is for approximately three years.

A Ph.D. in plant biochemistry, plant molecular biology, cell biology, or genetics is required. Experience with protein purification, biochemical characterization of enzymes, and protein-protein interaction (e.g. Y2H, pull down assays, co-immunoprecipitation) will be advantageous. Please see representative publications regarding our on-going root development and plant cell biology research (Plant Journal 69:1064, Plant Cell 23: 3610; Plant Physiology 155: 1237; 152: 1442; 147: 1659; New Phytologist 177: 525). The ideal candidate should demonstrate strong communication skills, be self-motivated, and have the ability to work independently. 

The Noble Foundation is a private, non-profit organization focused on the improvement of agriculture with state-of-the-art research, greenhouse, laboratory, and office facilities. The Foundation offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience and excellent benefits. Questions or requests for more information can be directed to Dr. Elison Blancaflor at eblancaflor from noble.org.

Application Instructions: Applicants are requested to apply online by completing the application and submitting a C.V., contact information for three references (excluding relatives), copy(s) of college transcripts, 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-S095-373
2510 Sam Noble Parkway
Ardmore, OK 73401
E-mail: NFHR from noble.org
Website: www.noble.org/

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