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Permanent Position in Plant Functional Genomics

Roger Wise rpwise at iastate.edu
Mon Jan 24 17:36:25 EST 2005

USDA-ARS is seeking a Research Geneticist / Computational Biologist.  
The position is located in the Corn Insects and Crop Genetics 
Research Unit and housed in the Department of Plant Pathology on the 
Iowa State University campus in Ames, IA.  The successful candidate 
will lead a vigorous, independent research program focused on 
high-throughput functional genomics in plants.  The candidate will 
interact with existing programs to integrate data from genetic and 
physical maps, genome and EST sequences, functional genomics, and 
parallel-expression profiling to investigate global gene expression 
in crop plants, including, but not limited to, effects of transgene 
insertion, gene duplication, and evolutionary diversity.  A PhD. in 
Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Genetics, or related 
discipline appropriate to the position is required.  Experience in 
interdisciplinary scientific computing, plant genomic and proteomic 
data analysis, or database development is desirable.  Candidates must 
be U.S. citizens.  The position will be filled at the GS-12/13 level; 
Assistant/Associate Professor equivalent, salary commensurate with 
experience ($60,576 - 93,643).  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.afm.ars.usda.gov/divisions/hrd/.   Applications in 
response to this ad must be postmarked by February 22, 2005 and 
reference vacancy announcement number ARS-X5W-0132A.   THE USDA/ARS 

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