position opening

Herbert Wyckoff hwyckoff at ASRR.ARSUSDA.GOV
Fri May 5 15:46:28 EST 1995

POSITION OPEN: Postdoctoral Research Microbiologist (Molecular
Biology) The Biopolymer Research Unit of the USDA National Center for
Agricultural Utilization Research in Peoria, Illinois is seeking a
postdoctoral research associate to do research in the area of molecular
genetics of bacterial polysaccharide biosynthesis and degradation.  The
incumbent will work as part of a team developing novel enzymatic and
microbial systems for modifying complex carbohydrate polymers to produce
new and useful carbohydrate-based products.  Techniques to be used may
include recombinant DNA methods, site-directed mutagenesis, and classical
mutagenesis.  Close cooperation with chemists and enzymologists will be
expected.  Experience in microbiology, molecular biology, genetics, and
physiology of bacteria, particularly Gram-positive bacteria, is required. 
Position is at GS-11 level, with starting salary of $35,578, and is a
temporary position.  For more information, contact Dr. Gregory Cote at
gcote at ncaur.gov, or call 309-681-6319. 

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