Hello plant scientists,
I forward the following position for Dr. Aart van Schoonhoven
at CIAT (address give below).
COMMON BEAN PATHOLOGIST
CIAT (Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical) is seeking
to appoint a senior staff pathologist in the common bean
The position requires a person with a Ph.D. in pathology with
emphasis on genetics and considerable field experience. Be part
of a project team and collaborate with breeder in development
of genotypes resistant to important fungal and bacterial
diseases of common bean. Apply molecular techniques to the
analysis of pathotype variation and host-pathogen co-evolution.
Contribute to breeding strategies for stable resistance that
incorporate pyramiding of resistance genes and the use of
marker assisted selection. Skills are required in statistics,
writing projects and journal articles, project management,
teamwork with colleagues in national programs and CIAT, and
communication in English.
Fluency in Spanish desirable. Salary and conditions will be
Please send letter of application, c.v. names, fax / e-mail
and addresses of three referees by March 1, 1998 to Dr. Aart
van Schoonhoven, Director, Germplasm Division, CIAT, A.A. 67-
13, Cali, Colombia; tel. (57-2) 445-0000, fax (57-2) 445-0073;
<a.schoonhoven at cgnet.com>.
CIAT is a non-profit organization with almost 100
internationally recruited scientists earning competitive salary
packages. It is based in Cali, Colombia, a hospitable large
city at the foothills of the Andes. The climate is pleasant;
housing, schooling and health services are excellent.
CIAT is an international and equal opportunity employer
seeking diversity of staff to contribute to excellence. CIAT
is interested in increasing this diversity and particularly
encourages applications from both women and developing country