Two post-doctoral Research Associate positions in wheat genetics are available
at Colorado State University in Fort Collins. The positions are as follows:
1. Post-doctoral Research Associate. Responsibilities include
fine-mapping of genes for resistance to Russian wheat aphid in wheat,
and development and mapping of SSR and SNP markers for wheat.
Required qualifications are a Ph.D. in genetics, plant breeding, or
related field, experience with molecular techniques and mapping, and
excellent theoretical understanding of mapping software programs.
Computational and bioinformatic skills are preferable. Excellent
written and oral English communication skills are expected. To apply,
send a cover letter describing your research interests and career
goals, CV, transcripts, and the contact information for three
references to Dr. Nora Lapitan, Department of Soil and Crop Sciences,
Campus Delivery 1170, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
80523. Fax 970-491-0564. Phone 970-491-1921. Email
mailto:Nora.Lapitan at Colostate.edu.
2. Post-doctoral Research Associate with responsibilities for
quantitative trait locus (QTL) mapping of heat and drought tolerance
traits in wheat, and evaluation of experimental transgenic wheat
lines for abiotic stress tolerance. Required qualifications are a
Ph.D. in genetics, plant breeding, or related field, and demonstrated
expertise with a variety of molecular marker techniques. Experience
with linkage mapping and QTL detection software, HPLC analysis, and
stress tolerance evaluations is desirable. Excellent computer and
English communication skills are expected. To apply, send a cover
letter describing your research interests and career goals, CV,
transcripts, and contact information for three references to Dr.
Patrick Byrne, Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, Campus Delivery
1170, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523. FAX:
970-491-0564. Phone: 970-491-6985. Email:
mailto:pbyrne at lamar.colostate.edu.
Both positions are available beginning Oct. 1. For full
consideration, complete applications should be received by September
10, 2003, at which time the committee will begin to evaluate
applications. However, applications will be considered until the
position is filled. The salary range is $27-30k plus fringe benefits.
Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
employer and complies with all federal and Colorado State laws,
regulations, and executive orders regarding affirmative action
requirements. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in Room 101
Student Services. In order to assist Colorado State University in
meeting its affirmative action responsibilities, ethnic minorities,
women and other protected class members are encouraged to apply and
so identify themselves.
Patrick F. Byrne
Dept. of Soil & Crop Sciences
C131 Plant Science Bldg.
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO 80523