PLANT MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
Research Associate/ Senior Research Associate Position
at Calgene, Davis.
This position is to join a diverse and dynamic research group
working on the metabolic engineering of xanthophyll and
isoprenoid production in crop plants, particularly seeds.
The research project includes gene discovery and gene cloning,
engineering DNA constructs for plant transformation, molecular
analyses and molecular tracking of transgenic plants through
the first stages of product development.
Position Qualifications (minimum education / experience)
The position requires at least a BS degree with 3-4 years
or a master degree with 1 to 2 years of experience. Candidates
be proficient in molecular biology techniques such as cloning,
isolation, PCR, bacterial expression systems, etc. Also required
experience in basic biochemical analysis techniques such as
analysis, preparing and purifying proteins for antibody
routine enzyme assays.
A degree in Biochemistry or Molecular Biology is required.
Additional Relevant Experience:
Additional relevant experience includes familiarity with computer
software for nucleic acid analysis, information systems and
biology and biochemistry database searches.
Salary will be determined according to experience level and
qualification and includes an excellent benefits package.
Send resume and three letters of reference to Luis Perez-Grau,
Calgene LLC, 1920 Fifth Street, Davis CA 95616 or contact me at
(530) 792-2262 or luis.perez-grau at monsanto.com