Postdoctoral Position

Tom Brutnell tpb8 at cornell.edu
Thu Jul 18 13:34:40 EST 2002


BOYCE THOMPSON INSTITUTE
POSITION OPEN

POSITION:	Postdoctoral Associate I

DATE:		September 2002

SALARY:		commensurate with experience.


SUMMARY OF DUTIES:

We are currently utilizing the maize transposable element Ac to clone 
and characterize genes in a large mutagenesis program (see 
http://bti.cornell.edu/Brutnell_lab2/Projects/Tagging/BMGG_pro_tagging.html 
).  The successful candidate will oversee the development of this 
program with the primary responsibility of developing new PCR-based 
techniques to facilitate the cloning and characterization of tagged 
genes.  The candidate will also begin phenotypic characterizations of 
select Ac-induced mutations.  Experience with maize genetics not 
necessary but preferable.

REQUIREMENTS:	Ph.D.. in genetics, horticulture, biology, or related 
field. This position requires excellent organizational skills, 
ability to troubleshoot, and careful record keeping.

TO APPLY: Send cover letter and resume to:
Dr. Tom Brutnell,
Boyce Thompson Institute
Tower Road
Ithaca, NY  14853
Email; tpb8 at cornell.edu
Phone: (607) 254-8656

Boyce Thompson Institute is an equal opportunity employer.

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Tom Brutnell
Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research
Rm 129
Tower Road
Ithaca, NY 14853
USA
http://bti.cornell.edu/Brutnell_lab2/BMGG_home.html
phone: 607-254-8656
fax:   607-254-1242



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