Postdoctoral Position

Wm L. Crosby bcrosby at pbi.nrc.ca
Thu Jul 11 17:05:24 EST 1996

Postdoctoral Position Available

		Plant Biotechnology Institute - NRC Canada
			    Saskatoon, Canada

	A postdoctoral (Research Associate) position is available to study the 
role of protein-protein interactions in floral morphogenesis in Arabidopsis. The 
successful candidate will be employ existing 2-hybrid, 3-hybrid and related 
approaches for the analysis of protein complex formation involving homeotic gene 
products in this model species. The project will focus on the mechanistic role of 
such interactions in the regulation of floral ontogeny.
	A candidate with strong molecular biology skills is required for this 
position. Experience with transgenic plant studies, recombinant yeast systems 
and/or recombinant antibody phage display technology would be a particular 
advantage. The position is for an initial period of 2 years with possibilities of 
extension to a third year subject to satisfactory performance and availability of 
resources. The position is available on or after September 1, 1996 and offers a 
competitive salary commensurate with experience.
	Saskatoon is a pleasant city of 200,000 and is ranked among the most 
affordable and liveable communities in the country. Situated in the central 
province of Saskatchewan, the area offers an abundance of urban and outdoor 
amenities. The PBI is responsible for executing the National Research Council of 
Canada's plant biotechnology mandate on behalf of the Government of Canada. The 
Institute is situated on the campus of the University of Saskatchewan (17,000 
students) where strong academic and corporate interactions are available, as well 
as access to excellent physical facilities. 

Interested individuals are urged to forward their CV along with letters of 
reference to:

Dr. W.L. (Bill) Crosby
Gene Technology Group
NRC Plant Biotechnology Institute
110 Gymnasium Road
Saskatoon, SK S7N 0W9

Tel: (306)975-4187
FAX: -4839
Email: bcrosby at pbi.nrc.ca

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