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Position available - Plant Genomics

Roger Wise rpwise at iastate.edu
Thu Jan 8 19:13:38 EST 2004

<x-flowed>USDA-ARS is seeking a Research Geneticist / Computational Biologist.
The position is located in the Corn Insects and Crop Genetics
Research Unit and is housed in the Department of Plant Pathology on
the Iowa State University campus in Ames, IA.  The successful
candidate will lead a vigorous, independent
bioinformatics/computational biology research program involving the
management, analysis, and interpretation of genomics data in plants.
The candidate will interact with existing programs to integrate data
from genetic and physical maps, genome and EST sequences, functional
genomics, and high-throughput, parallel-expression profiling to
investigate global gene expression in cereal crops, including effects
of transgene insertion and biodiversity.  Candidates will be
encouraged to integrate with the ISU Bioinformatics and Computational
Biology Graduate Program [http://www.bcb.iastate.edu/] and the
Laurence H. Baker Center for Bioinformatics and Biological Statistics
[http://www.bioinformatics.iastate.edu/index.html] and will be
considered for a Collaborator Faculty appointment at Iowa State
University.  A PhD. in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology,
Genetics, or related discipline appropriate to the position is
preferred.  Experience in interdisciplinary scientific computing,
plant genomic and proteomic data analysis, or database development is
desirable.  Salary is commensurate with experience ($56,463 -
103,150).  U.S. Citizenship required.  Comprehensive benefits package
includes paid annual and sick leave, life insurance, health
insurance, and a savings and investment plan, in addition to a
Federal retirement plan.  For further information on this position
contact Dr. Roger Wise at rpwise at iastate.edu.  Vacancy announcements
and application information can be obtained by phoning ARS
DIAL-A-VACANCY at 301-504-1482, contacting Janae Lentz at
515-663-7277, or at the ARS website at
http://www.ars.usda.gov/careers.  Applications in response to this ad
must be postmarked by March 1, 2004 and reference vacancy
announcement number ARS-X4W-0130.   THE USDA/ARS IS AN EQUAL

Roger Wise, USDA-ARS
Department of Plant Pathology
411 Bessey Hall
Iowa State University, Ames, IA
50011-1020  USA
Phone:  515-294-9756
Fax:    515-294-9420
E-mail: rpwise at iastate.edu

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