DEKALB Genetics Corporation, the fastest growing agricultural seed company in
the U.S., has an opening for an independent PhD level scientist in the area
of PLANT GENE EXPRESSION.
The successful candidate will join the Agronomic Traits Program of DEKALB's
biotechnology research facility in Mystic, CT, a scenic shoreline community
on Long Island Sound.
The research focus of the position will be aimed towards understanding and
manipulating factors that affect the expression of transgenes in plants,
identifying suitable promoters and enhancers, and employing this technology
in the development of transgenic plant products. Other responsibilities may
include cloning agronomically important genes. Candidates should have a
Ph.D. in a relevant biological science, more than three years experience in
plant molecular biology and demonstrated expertise in the area of plant gene
expression. Post-doctoral experience is preferred.
In addition to a stimulating scientific environment, DEKALB offers excellent
salary, benefits and relocation assistance. Send vitae and the names,
addresses and phone numbers of three professional references to Human
Resources, DEKALB Genetics Corporation, 62 Maritime Drive, Mystic, CT.
Please mention Plant Gene Expression Position in your cover letter.