Job announcement

Margaret Smith mes25 at cornell.edu
Tue Jun 1 08:57:55 EST 1999


Research Associate II, Plant Breeding Department, Cornell University

Work closely with the maize molecular genetics and breeding programs to
ensure success of the interspecific molecular breeding research
program.  Responsible for QTL analysis and near isogenic line
development targeting specialty grain quality traits in maize and will
undertake comparative genome analysis to determine whether genes
underlying QTLs are homologous in rice and maize.  Must be familiar
with lab and computational aspects of maize molecular genetics and
capable of interfacing with a strong maize breeding program.
Management skills needed to help supervise graduate students in the
maize molecular genetics lab, ensure timeliness and quality of reports,
maintain active correspondence with our collaborators, and assist with
grant preparation.

Position available immediately.  Send cover letter, curriculum viate,
and three letters of reference to Dr. Margaret Smith or Dr. Susan
McCouch, Plant Breeding Department, Cornell University, Ithaca NY
14853.

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Margaret E. Smith
Associate Director, Cornell Cooperative Extension
Associate Professor, Plant Breeding
365 Roberts Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, New York  14853

Tel. 607-255-2237
FAX  607-255-2473
E-mail  mes25 at cornell.edu
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