Postdoc Position Available

Fri Mar 29 18:18:59 EST 1996

>Molecular/Cell Biology of Green Algae
>     A Postdoctoral Research Associate position will be available July 1,
>1996 at the University of Texas at Austin.  The appointment is for two
>years, with the possibility of extension, pending future support.  The
>starting salary will be from $24,000 to $25,000 depending on prior
>experience.  A competitive benefits package includes health benefits for
>the postdoc (and family) and retirement.  The project aims at
>characterizing novel extrachromosomal DNA from giant-celled marine green
>algae, and exploring the use of this DNA for constructing shuttle/
>transformation vectors.  Techniques currently being used include DNA/RNA
>isolation, nucleotide sequencing, hybridization methods (Southern and
>northern blotting), molecular cloning, PCR and so on.
>     Applicants must have a Ph.D. (or equivalent) or be able to demonstrate
>that they have completed all the requirements for a Ph.D. prior to taking
>the position.  Having a competent working ability in the abovementioned
>(and related) techniques is highly desirable.  Experience working with
>marine algae is also useful, but not required.  The role of the
>postdoctoral associate in this project is a pivotal one; the postdoc
>interacts routinely with myself and two graduate students.  Interested
>persons should send a cover letter and curriculum vita (and also arrange to
>have three letters of recommendation be sent) to:  Dr. John W. La Claire,
>Department of Botany, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
>78713-7640.  Informal inquiries about this position can be E-mailed to:
>laclaire at utxvms.cc.utexas.edu, but please submit all application materials
>in writing (not electronically).  Review of applications will begin April
>1, 1996 and will continue until a successful candidate is identified.

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