Proteomics USDA Post-doc Position

David Kendra dkendra at DELETETHISinsightbb.com
Tue Nov 2 22:48:02 EST 2004


Locally Funded Post-doc position



ANNOUNCEMENT NO: RA-04-088L



POSITION:            Research Chemist, GS-1320-11



LOCATION: Peoria, Illinois



DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: The incumbent is a Research Chemist in the Mycotoxin 
Research Unit at the National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, 
Peoria, Illinois.  The position will focus on proteomic analysis and 
characterization of fungal and plant proteins induced and/or suppressed 
during maize ear rot development caused by Fusarium verticilloides, 
including proteins involved in fumonisin biosynthesis.



QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Recent Ph.D. in biochemistry, chemistry, fungal 
physiology, plant pathology, fungal biochemistry or related field of study 
is required.  Experience in proteomics techniques is desired as are skills 
in written and oral communications and a demonstrated desire and ability to 
conduct independent research.



SALARY:  Commensurate with training and experience.  Funding is for two 
years with the possibility of 2 one-year extensions.



STARTING DATE:  January 1, 2005, or until a suitable candidate is available.

CLOSING DATE:  For full consideration, applications should be received by 
November
30, 2004.



FOR INFORMATION ON SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS, SALARY, BENEFITS, OR APPLICATION 
FORMS, CONTACT:

Rosita Spears, Human Resources Specialist

USDA/ARS/Human Resources Division

5601 Sunnyside Avenue

Beltsville, MD 20705-5106

Phone: 301-504-1556

Fax: 301-504-1578



FOR SPECIFIC INFORMATION ON THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THIS POSITION 
OR TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION, CONTACT:

Dr. David F. Kendra

Mycotoxin Research Unit

USDA/ARS/NCAUR

1815 N. University St.

Peoria, IL 61604

phone: 309-681-6579

fax: 309-681-6689

email: kendrad at ncaur.usda.gov





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