BASF Plant Science position announcement
Dauna L Bartley
bartledl at basf-corp.com
Tue Aug 19 08:34:08 EST 2003
Research Associates, Plant Metabolic Engineering
Throughout the 20th century, BASF has played a leading role in agriculture
and nutrition. BASF Plant Science (BPS) was founded in 1998 and is
represented at seven sites in four countries. This international
technology network brings internal and external expertise together to
achieve rapid success in plant biotechnology. With this know-how, BPS is
especially well equipped to be a leader in plant biotechnology, discovering
and commercializing innovative products to help keep the world's growing
population well fed in the 21st century.
BASF Corporation is a Fortune 100 chemical company dedicated to making
products that make our customers' products better. At BASF, we make
careers better, too.
BASF Plant Science LLC, aiming to develop high yield and value added crops,
has Research Associate positions immediately available at the Ames, IA
In this position, you will conduct research in plant metabolic engineering
to improve yield and nutrition in cereal crops. You will support the
research team with all lab activities including design and implementation
of research experiments.
Required Skills and Education:
The candidate must have B.S. with M.S. preferred in molecular biology,
biochemistry or plant biology. The candidate must have hands-on experience
in a wide range of molecular and biochemical techniques, ie. cDNA library
construction, gene cloning, DNA and RNA isolation and characterization,
enzyme mutagenesis and characterization. Knowledge of DNA microarray and
bioinformatics is desirable. Experience working with others in small
teams, as well as an ability to work independently, is desired.
We offer compensation and benefits that reflect our leadership position.
For consideration, e-mail your resume in scannable format with cover letter
and letters of recommendation to Jobs at basf.com, Attn: BMZ6175. No search
firms. An Equal Opportunity Employer.
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