A technical support position for a BS or MS Plant Molecular Biologist
is available at DuPont Central Research & Development in Wilmington,
DE. To apply, please follow the job description posted below. For
further information or questions, please contact Dr. Gene Yang by
e-mail at Jianjun-Gene.Yang at usa.dupont.com
Gene Yang, Ph.D.
Wilmington, DE 19880
DuPont Central Research & Development
Plant Molecular Biology Technical Support Position
DuPont Central Research & Development, Biochemical Science &
Engineering has an opportunity for someone with strong skills in
molecular biology and protein biochemistry, experience in plant
transformation, and knowledge in plant genetics and cell biology.
This position is currently located in Wilmington, Delaware at the
Experimental Station. The successful candidate for this research
support position will join a research program to study plant systems.
He/She will be expected to keep good records and have excellent
written and oral communication skills to interact with a team of
*BS or MS degree in biology or the equivalent experience. *Strong
safety awareness. *Experience with DNA manipulation, gene expression,
transgene analysis in plants. Demonstrated skills in plasmid
construction, DNA/RNA preparation, PCR, and Southern/Northern
blotting. *Experience with protein purification and analysis in
plants. Demonstrated skills in protein gel electrophoresis, column
chromatography, and immunoblotting. *Experience with plant tissue
culture, plant transformation, and transgenic plant growth.
*Willingness to learn and deploy new techniques. *Demonstrated
ability to effectively manage time, to maintain accurate laboratory
records, and to effectively solve problems at the technical level.
*Ability to work independently of immediate supervision, while
functioning as a part of a team. *Basic knowledge of plant genetics
and cell biology. *Basic skills in scientific computing.
DuPont is a global company of people who deliver science-based
solutions that make a difference in people's lives in food and
nutrition; healthcare; apparel; home and construction; electronics;
and transportation. For talented and creative people, future career
paths at DuPont can be rich and varied. Wherever your talents and
interests take you in DuPont, you will be working with the best
scientists, engineers, computer experts, and manufacturing,
marketing, and financial professionals. At DuPont we have:
Up-to-date laboratories supplied with leading-edge instruments and equipment
Modern information systems
Nearly 2,500 Ph.D.s in the United States alone
DuPont offers a competitive salary and an outstanding benefits package. To
apply, please refer to DuPont's homepage
(http://www.dupont.com/careers), and refer to position code number
1673HS01CRD. An equal Opportunity Employer.