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Position for a Plant Pathologist

Autar Mattoo amattoo at asrr.arsusda.gov
Tue Dec 16 18:40:19 EST 1997

We are looking for a permanent scientist in the area of Plant Pathology who
must be a US citizen (see the Ad below). If you know of someone or can
spread the word,  I would be highly thankful to you.  I wish you Happy
Holidays and best wishes for a Happy and Prosperous New Year!  Regards,



ARS is seeking a permanent, full-time Research Plant Pathologist, GS-12/13,
in the Vegetable Laboratory, Beltsville Agricultural Research Center,
Beltsville, Maryland. Salary is commensurate with experience: GS-12:
$45,939 - $59,725 and GS-13: $54,629 - $71,017 per annum plus benefits.
Incumbent will design and construct beneficial genes for genetic
transformation of vegetable crops, particularly potato and tomato. In
addition to basic educational requirements, applicants must demonstrate: 1.
Knowledge of the principles, methods, techniques, and procedures of
molecular plant biology/pathology and plant physiology; 2. knowledge of
plant diseases especially those of horticultural crops; 3. ability to
conduct research projects and publish in areas of plant molecular
biology/molecular plant pathology; 4. skill in using molecular and
tissue/cell culture techniques (including gene cloning, DNA sequencing,
plant tissue culture and transformation etc.) in research; and 5. ability
to design, plan, and conduct studies with plants at the cellular and/or
molecular level.  Ph.D. in Plant Pathology or related field is desired.
MUST be U.S. citizen.  To apply, applicants must call 301-344-4638 to
request a copy of ARS-D8B-040 in order to properly file complete
application.  Applications must be postmarked by January 12, 1998.  For
information on the research program, contact Dr. A.K. Mattoo, 301-504-7380.
ARS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

(Autar K. Mattoo)
The USDA's Vegetable Laboratory
Building 010A, Room 246
10300 Baltimore Ave
Beltsville, MD. 20705-5374, USA

Tel: 1-301-504-7380;  Fax: 1-301-504-5555
Email: amattoo at asrr.arsusda.gov
Internet: http://www.barc.usda.gov/psi/vl/home.htm

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