University of British Columbia and Linnaeus Plant Sciences
are seeking a highly motivated individual to join a dynamic
international team of researchers at the leading edge of
oilseed engineering. The successful candidate will be based
in Vancouver, a vibrant, modern city with a mild climate
and excellent recreational opportunities, recently voted
number one in a UN survey of the world's major cities.
Candidates should have a strong background in molecular
biology and biochemistry with an emphasis on the molecular
genetic manipulation of plants. Experience in the field of
lipid biosynthesis and metabolism will be advantageous, as
will knowledge of genomics and protein expression in yeast.
Applicants must be able to demonstrate a record of
excellence in research with a minimum of 2 years
postdoctoral experience. Excellent communication skills
are essential. Salary will be competitive and commensurate
with qualifications and experience. A comprehensive
benefits package is included with this position.
The position is available immediately for an initial period
of 1 year, and will be extended subject to satisfactory
performance. Interested candidates should send a cover
letter outlining research experience and interests, a
curriculum vitae, and the names and phone numbers of 3
referees to Ljerka Kunst, Department of Botany, University
of British Columbia, 6270 University Blvd., Vancouver,
B.C. V6T 1Z4, Canada; FAX (604) 822-6089; E-mail kunst at interchange.ubc.ca.
Department of Botany
University of British Columbia
6270 University Blvd.
Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z4
Phone: (604) 822-2351
FAX: (604) 822-6089
E-mail kunst at interchange.ubc.cahttp://www.botany.ubc.ca/Kunst/index.htm