Position - COMMON BEAN PATHOLOGIST

Mario Nenno nenno at rhrk.uni-kl.de
Thu Feb 19 13:38:31 EST 1998


Hello plant scientists,

I forward the following position for Dr. Aart van Schoonhoven 
at CIAT (address give below).

Mario Nenno
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COMMON BEAN PATHOLOGIST


CIAT (Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical) is seeking 
to appoint a senior staff pathologist in the common bean 
research project.

The position requires a person with a Ph.D. in pathology with 
emphasis on genetics and considerable field experience. Be part 
of a project team and collaborate with breeder in development 
of genotypes resistant to important fungal and bacterial 
diseases of common bean.  Apply molecular techniques to the 
analysis of pathotype variation and host-pathogen co-evolution. 
Contribute to breeding strategies for stable resistance that 
incorporate  pyramiding of resistance genes and the use of 
marker assisted selection. Skills are required in statistics, 
writing projects and journal articles, project management, 
teamwork with colleagues in national programs and CIAT, and 
communication in English.  

Fluency in Spanish desirable. Salary and conditions will be 
internationally competitive.

Please send  letter of application, c.v.  names, fax / e-mail 
and addresses of three referees by March 1, 1998 to Dr. Aart 
van Schoonhoven, Director, Germplasm Division, CIAT, A.A. 67-
13, Cali, Colombia; tel. (57-2) 445-0000, fax (57-2) 445-0073; 
<a.schoonhoven at cgnet.com>.  

CIAT is a non-profit organization with almost 100 
internationally recruited scientists earning competitive salary 
packages. It is based in Cali, Colombia, a hospitable large 
city at the foothills of the Andes. The climate is pleasant; 
housing, schooling and health services are excellent. 

CIAT  is an international and equal opportunity employer 
seeking diversity of staff to contribute to excellence.  CIAT 
is interested in increasing this diversity and particularly 
encourages applications from both women and developing country 
professionals




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