[Medicago] Job Opening: Plant Ontology Project Coordinator

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Deadline extended until July 31st.
Also, if you are attending the following meetings please feel free to 
contact us to learn more about this position and the project:

ASPB-Plant Biology 2009 : Contact Pankaj Jaiswal
BSA Botany & Mycology 2009: Contact Aaron Liston

Position Title:
     Research Associate (Senior Postdoc) / Research Associate (Postdoc)

Working Title: Plant Ontology Project Coordinator

The Plant Ontology Consortium (www.plantontology.org) is seeking 
applicants for a full-time position of scientific curator who will 
coordinate the Consortium’s efforts. The Plant Ontology Consortium is a 
collaboration among researchers at Oregon State University, Cornell 
University and New York Botanical Garden. The project is funded by the 
National Science Foundation. The Consortium also collaborates with the 
curators of many model organism databases including rice, Arabidopsis, 
maize, grasses, legumes, Solanaceae, Bryophytes, Rosaceae and plant 
phylogenomics. The project aims to develop shared vocabularies on plant 
anatomy and growth and developmental stages, to describe patterns of 
phenotype(s) and gene expression. For more details on the project please 
see the publications (PubMed IDs:18194960, 17142475, 16905665, 18629207)



How to Apply:
To review the position description in detail and apply, go to posting 
#0004322 at http://oregonstate.edu/jobs.  When applying, you will be 
required to electronically submit your application, a cover letter 
citing your interest in the position and your experience, and a 
CV/resume including 3 references.  Closing date 7/31/09.

Required qualifications:
Ph.D. in an aspect of plant biology (e.g. Development, Physiology, 
Biochemistry, Genetics, Plant Pathology, Systematics) and/or genomics, 
Phylogenomics, Systematics, Plant Biology and Plant Anatomy.  Available 
immediately to start working on the project. Demonstrated ability for 
independent, critical thinking and excellent communication, networking 
and teamwork skills.



-- 
Pankaj Jaiswal
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Botany and Plant Pathology
3082 Cordley Hall
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR, 97331-2902, USA

Ph.: +1-541-737-8471
Fax: +1-541-737-3573
Web: www.gramene.org
      www.plantontology.org



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