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[Arabidopsis] Post-doctoral position available

Jane Glazebrook via arab-gen%40net.bio.net (by jglazebr from umn.edu)
Thu Jun 19 18:28:14 EST 2008


Jane Glazebrook Laboratory

Department of Plant Biology 

University of Minnesota

St. Paul, Minnesota, USA  55108


                A post-doctoral scientist is needed to study genetics of
disease resistance in Arabidopsis thaliana.  Part of the project involves
study of genes required for resistance to the fungal necrotroph Alternaria
brassicicola.  Another part of the project involves investigation of the
effects of cell wall alterations on resistance to various pathogens.  The
work provides opportunities to develop and enhance skills in genetics,
molecular biology, and computational biology.  Interested scientists may
also participate in programs to develop teaching skills.  The position is
available beginning September 1, 2008, and is funded for three years.   

The University of Minnesota provides excellent research and educational
opportunities. The successful applicant will be based primarily in the
Center for Microbial and Plant Genomics on the St. Paul campus and will have
convenient access to a diverse array of modern facilities. The Twin Cities
area is often cited as providing one of the highest qualities of life among
major US cities. Diverse cultural and recreational activities are readily

Applicants should have a PhD and strong molecular biology and quantitative
skills. To apply for this position, submit a curriculum vita (resumé), a
letter describing your research interests and experience and the names and
addresses of three references. The University of Minnesota is committed to
the policy that all persons shall have equal access to its programs,
facilities, and employment. 


 Send application to:

Jane Glazebrook (jglazebr from umn.edu)


Jane Glazebrook, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department of Plant Biology

University of Minnesota

Rm 250 BioScience Center

1445 Gortner Ave.

St. Paul, MN 55108 U.S.A.

Phone: (612) 624-5194

Fax: (612) 624-6264

e-mail: jglazebr from umn.edu


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