[Arabidopsis] Artemisia Project: Senior Research Manager (Plant Breeding)

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*Artemisia Project: Senior Research Manager (Plant Breeding)*

University of York

REF:  DR06387

A position is available for a Senior Research Manager to provide 
scientific leadership and overall management for the plant breeding and 
horticulture team in a large scale research project on the medicinal 
plant, Artemisia annua conducted within CNAP.

The Artemisia project, aims to increase the yield of artemisinin in 
Artemisia annua, an important starting material for anti-malarial 
combination therapies.  The plant breeding and horticulture team of this 
ambitious project will develop, cultivate and maintain A. annua with 
enhanced genetic diversity, undertake fast-track breeding to introgress 
beneficial phenotypes in agronomically acceptable genetic backgrounds 
and develop high yield hybrids from this stock.  It will also assist 
with design and supervision of agronomic trials at sites in Asia, Africa 
and South America.  

You should be a team player with an in-depth understanding of plant 
genetics and molecular biology and be experienced in design of breeding 

Salary in the range £31,525 to £38,772 per annum.  This post is 
available for a period of three years.

Closing date:  4 January 2007

For more information about this post and how to apply please click on 
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