Postdoctoral Research Associate in Molecular Genetics of Plant Nutrition
9411 =F6 20 Ave.
Edmonton Research Park
Research Centre One
Canada T6N 1E5
Date Posted: 17/12/02
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Specialties: MB - Molecular Biology/Gene Regulation
Application Instructions: Please send a letter of application and a
resume, and request three letters of references to be sent to:
Dr. Allen Good, AgriGenomics Inc., 9411 =F6 20 Ave., Edmonton Research
Park, Research Centre One, Edmonton, AB, Canada, T6N 1E5 Tel: (780)
433-8247, Fax: (780) 433-8257 E-mail:
<mailto:allen.good at agrigenomics.ca>allen.good at agrigenomics.ca.
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Job Type: Postdoctoral
Post-doctoral Research Associate Position in Molecular Genetics of
A postdoctoral research associate working on the molecular genetics
and physiology of plant nutrition, with specific emphasis on nitrogen
or phosphate nutrition is available at AgriGenomics Inc. a start-up
plant biotechnology company in Edmonton, Alberta Canada. The project
is part of an on-going collaborative research effort to improve the
efficiency of nutrient uptake in plants using transgenic approaches.
The person in this position will design and construct cloning as well
as plant transformation constructs, perform Arabidopsis and canola
(Brassica napus) transformation experiments using
Agrobacterium-mediated approach, and analyze transgene expression.
Strong background and skills in vector construction and analysis of
gene expression are required. In addition, experience in plant
physiology and metabolic analysis of plants would be an asset.
Preferred qualifications also include high-motivation for success, a
good team player, and the ability to communicate effectively. Support
for this position is for a minimum of two years and salary and
benefits will be very competitive. Applications will be accepted
until a suitable candidate is found.