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Employment Opportunities

Paige Khan pkhan at agritope.com
Mon Sep 27 21:30:40 EST 1999


Agritope, Inc. is an Oregon-based agricultural biotechnology company that
develops improved plant products and provides technology to the agricultural
industry.  Agritope owns 50% interest in  Agrinomics LLC, a joint venture
partnership with Rhône-Poulenc Agro, which has begun a research, development
and commercialization program in the field of agricultural functional
genomics.  We presently employ approximately 40 dynamic individuals and are
looking for more to help us become the leader in Agriculture biotechnology.

We are currently searching to fill several positions at the Staff Scientist
or Research Associate levels in the areas of Plant Genetics, Plant
Physiology and Plant Pathology.  We are seeking applications from creative
and energetic scientists with a Ph.D. or M.Sc. degree in these, or closely
related, fields.  Agritope offers a competitive salary and benefits package,
including stock options.  Information on Agritope and our recently initiated
genomics program can be found on our website at http://www.agritope.com.

Applications for these positions should be addressed to the Human Resources
Manager and may be submitted via mail, e-mail or facsimile.  Complete
applications must include cover letter, curriculum vitae, and 3 letters of
reference forwarded directly to Agritope.  Closing date is November 5, 1999.
Agritope, Inc., 16160 SW Upper Boones Ferry Road, Portland, Oregon, 97224;
e-mail: humanresources at agritope.com; fax: (503) 670-7703.

Agritope is located in Portland, Oregon along the Willamette and Columbia
Rivers in a extraordinary location with an evergreen backdrop rarely found
in urban settings.  In any direction you take from Portland you can enjoy
exciting outdoor activities in less than a 2-hour drive: snow skiing in the
Cascades, windsurfing in the Columbia River Gorge, white water rafting or
escaping to the Pacific Ocean Coast for some rest and relaxation.  You don't
have to leave Portland, however, to have a great time.  Portland offers over
200 parks (home to the world's largest city-owned forested park), music and
art festivals, symphony, opera, theater, dance, museums and galleries,
delicious restaurants, cozy cafes, lively microbreweries, and an abundance
of shopping including the world's largest bookstore.   The Portland and
surrounding area is also the home of several colleges and universities
including Reed, Lewis and Clark, Oregon Health Sciences University, Oregon
Graduate Institute, Portland State University, University of Portland,
George Fox, Linfield, and Pacific University.

Agritope is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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