Postdoctoral Position at Novartis at at
Mon Jan 3 14:24:24 EST 2000

Postdoctoral Position at Novartis
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

Novartis Agribusiness Biotechnology Research, Inc., a division of Novartis, the
world's leading life sciences company, ( seeks a postdoctoral
fellow to join a research group whose goal is to develop and apply genetic and
functional genomic technology leading to the discovery of novel targets for the
control of insect pests and nematodes. The successful candidate will perform
genetic analysis on the model nematode C. elegans using both forward and
genetic approaches. A Ph.D. in molecular biology, genetics, or related
discipline is required.  Candidates should have a strong background in
genetics and be familiar with the model system C. elegans.

The project will function within the dynamic environment of our
Biotechnology Research Center, which provides high-throughput DNA sequencing,
arraying, and bioinformatics support as well as a collegial environment
comprising project teams from Novartis Animal Health, Seeds biotechnology and
Pharmaceutical sectors. Novartis encourages scientific publication.

We are located in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, well known as The
Triangle. The Triangle gets its name from the triangle shaped by drawing lines
between three research universities - Duke University in Durham, the University
of North Carolina in Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University in
The candidate will join a growing and exciting community of C. elegans and
Drosophila researchers in the area. The Triangle is consistently ranked as one
of the best places to live in the United States.

Please email a CV, a cover letter explaining your interests and time frame
together with names of three references to: at
Please indicate
?C. elegans post doc position?  in the subject area of the email.  Closing date
February 1, 2000.


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