The Du Pont Company has an immediate job opening for a scientist
with a Masters degree in biology to work on Arabidopsis molecular
genetics. The succesful candidate will join a team of plant
physiologists, biochemists, and geneticists to ascertain the
resistance potential of plants to new herbicides and the possible
mode of action of these chemicals. Initially, activities will involve
mutagenesis and screening of Arabidopsis plants for herbicide
resistance. Similar activities with microbes and other plant
species could be envisioned in the future.
Du Pont is located in Wilmington, Delaware, an attractive east Coast
location near Philadelphia and Baltimore.
% Ability to organize, schedule, prioritize and carry out multiple
tasks of a technical nature in an effective and timely manner.
% Familiarity with (or ability to rapidly learn) modern laboratory
techniques and instrumentation.
% Good interpersonal skills and willingness to be part of a multi-
disciplinary research effort .
% Good written and oral communications skills.
% An interest in developing a strong research program in novel
approaches to agrichemical discovery.
% Good computer skills.
Please send c.v. and names of three references by fax (302-695-
8480) or e-mail
(scolnipa at esvax.dnet.dupont.com).