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Research Chair in Biological Chemistry

Lebby Balakshin lebby at mail.botany.ubc.ca
Wed Oct 17 13:09:32 EST 2001

The University of British Columbia is initiating a search for applicants
for a Canadian Research Chair in the Biological Chemistry of Plants or
Fungi. The CRC program has been established by the Canadian Federal
Government with the purpose of attracting/retaining outstanding
researchers to/within the Canadian university system. This Chair is for
a junior-level person (Assistant Professor level) who will be jointly
appointed in the Departments of Botany and Chemistry. The successful
candidate will be expected to establish a vigorous research program in
the biological chemistry of plants or fungi. We particularly welcome
applications in the areas of natural product biosynthesis, metabolic
engineering, biotechnology, directed evolution of enzymes, genomics, and
chemical ecology. He/She will be expected to participate in the
education of students at the undergraduate and graduate level in Botany
and Chemistry. UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to
employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply.
Interested individuals should send a CV, list of publications, and a
description of proposed research and interests to Carl Douglas, Head,
Department of Botany, 3529-6270 University Boulevard, Vancouver, BC, V6T
1Z4, Canada. Applicants should also arrange for three letters of
reference to be sent to the above address. Screening of applicants will
begin December 15, 2001, and continue until the position is filled.

Lebby Balakshin
Head Secretary
Dept. Botany
University of British Columbia
(604) 822-2134
fax: (604) 822-6089
Website:  http://www.botany.ubc.ca


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