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Post-doctoral position in plant genomics

Josette Masle MASLE at rsbs.anu.edu.au
Mon Jun 19 01:51:33 EST 2000


THE AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY
INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED STUDIES

RESEARCH SCHOOL OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY

Postdoctoral Fellow in Root stress genomics

Postdoctoral Fellow (Level A-step 6; fixed term) - $46,514 pa

Ref: RSBS 2.2.1

A post-doctoral fellowship is available at The Australian National
University, Research School of Biological Sciences to work in the area of
root stress functional genomics.

The successful candidate will join a research program aimed at
understanding plant responses to edaphic stress, more specifically to root
mechanical stress.   He/She will be one of three appointees to a new
genomic
program initiated to investigate the molecular controls of these
responses,
using cereals and Arabidopsis as model systems.

We are seeking a molecular biologist with experience in library
construction and in state of the art molecular techniques such as RT-PCR
and
cDNA analysis by differential display and/or micro-array techniques.
Experience in proteomics would also be very relevant. The appointee will
have a central role in developing molecular approaches and techniques
appropriate to the program and coordinating the work within the program.
This will involve day to day supervision of a Technical Officer newly
appointed to the project and close interactions with other members of the
lab and with collaborators within the School. The work will also require
coordination with several overseas labs, members of a genomic consortium
collaborating on the project.

Appointment: 2 or 3 year contracts with the possibility of a further
contract, subject to funding. Starting date negotiable.

Enquiries: Dr Josette Masle, tel: 61 2 6249 4410; e-mail:
masle at rsbs.anu.edu.au

Contact: Further particulars, including selection criteria must be
obtained
from Susan Toscan, Administration, RSBS, tel: (02) 6249 4752, fax: (02)
6249
4891, e-mail:

Closing date: 21 July 2000

Information on how to apply may be obtained from the ANU Web page -
http://www.anu.edu.au/hr/jobs or by telephoning/emailing the contact. All
applications should be addressed to the Staffing Recruitment Officer,
Chancelry 2A, Australian National University, CANBERRA ACT 0200.
Applications from suitably qualified women are particularly welcome.


Dr Josette Masle
Environmental Biology Group
RSBS- ANU
GPO Box 475
Canberra ACT 2601
Australia

Tel: 61 2 6249 4410
Fax: 61 2 6249 4919


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