A position in the USDA-ARS Natural Products Utilization Research Unit is
available immediately for a technical assistant with laboratory experience.
The position pays from $28-34K depending on experience. The research is
designed to identify and characterize genes associated with the production
of natural products with pesticide and/or medicinal properties. Detailed
information about the position can be obtained at the following WWW site:
The position is located at Oxford, Mississippi on the campus of the
University of Mississippi (also known as Ole Miss). The USDA unit is
housed in the National Center for Natural Products Research and shares the
Center with members of the university's Pharmacy Department.
Oxford is a small university town of about 10,000 students and a civilian
population of 15,000. The town is located in the northern portion of the
state and is about 70 miles from Memphis, TN. Present unemployment rate in
the town is under 1% and the crime rate is insignificant. The educational
system is considered to be one of the best in the state. The climate in
Oxford is mild for most of the year and yes it gets darn hot and humid in
July and August.
US citizenship is required.
Closing date for applications is March 31, 2000.
Dr. Brian Scheffler
Natural Products Center
P.O. Box 8048
University, MS 38677
brians at olemiss.eduhttp://www.olemiss.edu/depts/ncdnp/usda/products.htm