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Karl H. Hasenstein hasenstein at USL.EDU
Tue Jun 9 14:52:07 EST 1998

Post-doctoral Position available at the University of SW Louisiana

A recently funded DOE grant includes a postdoctoral position to study the
plant cuticle.
Individuals whose work focuses on the characterization of the plant cuticle,
especially composition, biogenesis, and elasto-mechanical properties, are
encouraged to apply. 
We are looking for an outstanding scientist who should be able to interface
with two research laboratories and develop a strong research program.
Qualified applicants should have a comprehensive understanding of plant
biology and contemporary analytical techniques. A working knowledge of GC/MS
will be advantageous.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in plant biology or a related field. The individual
must be able to communicate effectively and will be expected to write

The position is for 30 months, the annual salary will be US 25,000. 

The USL Biology Department consists of 30 faculty members and more than 65
graduate students and is actively engaged in many facets of biological
research. Major facilities include a well equipped Microscopy Center and
laboratories, nucleic acid analysis facility etc.

For information about the city of Lafayette, USL, and the Biology Department
please refer to the websites:

http://www.acadiana.com/ or
http://www.usl.edu/ or

Application: Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, the names and
phone numbers of three scientists willing to write letters of
recommendation, and a description of research interests to:

Dr. Karl H. Hasenstein
Biology - Univ. SW Louisiana
Lafayette, LA 70504-2451
Phone: 318.482.6750  
Fax: 318.482.5834
email: hasenstein at usl.edu

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