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[Arabidopsis] Positions available at the Danforth Center

Joanna Friesner via arab-gen%40net.bio.net (by jdfriesner from ucdavis.edu)
Tue Dec 4 12:59:19 EST 2012


The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis, MO is seeking new
faculty at the Assistant, Associate or Full Member ranks. Candidates are
sought who are using creative approaches in three areas of plant sciences:

1) fundamental plant biology and enabling technologies;
2) crop improvement, with applications to international agriculture; and
3) bioenergy. 

We seek candidates who will advance the Center¹s capacity in multiple 
areas.
The Center has made significant recent investments to expand and strengthen
genome-scale biology, robotics, phenotyping and synthetic biology 
platforms.
Candidates for Assistant Member positions must have postdoctoral experience
and a record of excellence in research; candidates for Associate or Full
Member ranks should have several years of productive, independent
faculty-level experience. All candidates should possess the ability to 
raise
external grant funds, and exhibit excellent leadership and communication
skills. They should also be integrative and collaborative, and interested 
in
contributing to the Center's mission of improving the human condition
through plant science. The Danforth Center is an independent, not-for-
profit
research organization dedicated to plant science. Members of the Center
constitute the faculty, and usually have adjunct appointments at partner
universities. Salary structures follow a typical academic model. More
information about the Center is available at www.danforthcenter.org
<http://www.danforthcenter.org> .

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research
plans, three relevant publications and names and addresses of three
references online athttp://www.danforthcenter.org/facultyApplicantsPublic/.
Review of applications will occur as they are received; for full
consideration, please submit by January 15, 2013. Please send inquiries
about the search by email (FacultySearch from danforthcenter.org




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