Senior technician position in monocot transformation with agrobac

joshua.levin at joshua.levin at
Mon Sep 14 10:32:59 EST 1998

> ***************************
> Dear Colleagues:
> I am seeking your assistance  to identify a plant tissue culture and
> transformation specialist to join our plant molecular biology
> laboratory.   The candidate should have solid experience in plant
> tissue culture and agrobacterium-mediated transformation techniques.
> The selected candidate will develop efficient transformation protocols
> for transformable germplasm of monocot species with emphasis on corn.
Attached is the description for the position. Thank you very much for
> forwarding the advertisement to any individuals who might be
> interested in
> such a position.
> Yours Sincerely
> Dr.  Xianggan Li
> September 10th, 1998
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> Novartis Crop Protection, Inc. (formed by the merge of Ciba and
> Sandoz),
> the world's leading life sciences company and a leader in the
> development, manufacture and marketing of agricultural chemicals, is
> seeking motivated individuals to join us at our Novartis Agriculture
> Business Research Unit in RTP.  Successful candidates will be
> interested
> in basic research and development of novel technologies in an
> industrial
> research unit and will work full-time in our plant molecular biology
> laboratories.  This is a senior research associate position with full
> company benefits.
> Position:
> Plant Tissue Culture and Transgenic Specialist (Job number:9859)
> Major Functions & Responsibilities
> The candidate will
> 1) Work closely with the team leader to develop a novel selection
> regime for agrobacterium system in corn
> 2) Improve agrobacterium-mediated transformation efficiency of the
> existing protocol in corn
> 3) Work as a member of a team generating transgenic events via
> agrobacterium
> 4) Document results and analyze data
> Educational Requirements
> Bachelors degree with 2-8 years or MS with 0-5 years of experience or
> equivalent experience required
> Experience and Skills required
> 1) Solid experience in Agrobacterium-mediated transformation
> techniques
> 2)  Skills in experiment design and data analysis desirable
> 3) Knowledge of herbicide science and molecular biology helpful
> Novartis offers a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications
> and experience, a comprehensive benefits package, and an environment
> conducive to professional achievement. To apply, cut and paste your
> resume, followed by a cover letter, into the body of an e-mail.  Send
> the e-mail, with the position # in the subject area, to
> at by September 23rd, 1998.
> Principles only.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, m/f/d/v.
> For any specific questions regarding this position, please contact Dr.
> XIANGGAN LI via phone:(919)-541-8680;Fax:(919)-541-8585;email:
> at  or mail to Dr. Xianggan Li, Room 1229A,
> Novartis, 3054 Cornwallis Road, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
> 27709-2257, USA

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