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New Position Available - Plant Genomics

Roger Wise rpwise at iastate.edu
Tue Jan 6 04:34:01 EST 2004

USDA-ARS is seeking a Research Geneticist / Computational Biologist. 
The position is located in the Corn Insects and Crop Genetics 
Research Unit and is housed in the Department of Pathology on the 
Iowa State University campus in Ames, IA.  The successful candidate 
will lead a vigorous, independent bioinformatics/computational 
biology research program involving the management, analysis, and 
interpretation of genomics data in plants.  The candidate will 
interact with existing programs to integrate data from genetic and 
physical maps, genome and EST sequences, functional genomics, and 
high-throughput, parallel-expression profiling to investigate global 
gene expression in cereal crops, including effects of transgene 
insertion and biodiversity.  Candidates will be encouraged to 
integrate with the ISU Bioinformatics and Computational Biology 
Graduate Program [http://www.bcb.iastate.edu/] and the Laurence H. 
Baker Center for Bioinformatics and Biological Statistics 
[http://www.bioinformatics.iastate.edu/index.html] and will be 
considered for a Collaborator Faculty appointment at Iowa State 
University.  A PhD. in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, 
Genetics, or related discipline appropriate to the position is 
preferred.  Experience in interdisciplinary scientific computing, 
plant genomic and proteomic data analysis, or database development is 
desirable.  Salary is commensurate with experience ($56,463 - 
103,150).  U.S. Citizenship required.  Comprehensive benefits package 
includes paid annual and sick leave, life insurance, health 
insurance, and a savings and investment plan, in addition to a 
Federal retirement plan.  For further information on this position 
contact Dr. Roger Wise at rpwise at iastate.edu.  Vacancy announcements 
and application information can be obtained by phoning ARS 
DIAL-A-VACANCY at 301-504-1482, contacting Janae Lentz at 
515-663-7277, or at the ARS website at 
http://www.ars.usda.gov/careers.  Applications in response to this ad 
must be postmarked by March 1, 2004 and reference vacancy 
announcement number ARS-X4W-0130.   THE USDA/ARS IS AN EQUAL 

Roger Wise, USDA-ARS
Department of Plant Pathology
411 Bessey Hall
Iowa State University, Ames, IA
50011-1020  USA
Phone:  515-294-9756
Fax:    515-294-9420
E-mail: rpwise at iastate.edu

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