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PostDoc Molecular Plant Pathology / Plant Breeding
Posted: January 24, 2014
Expires: March 19, 2014
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To strengthen the trait biology team KeyGene is looking for an enthusiastic POST-DOC Molecular Plant Pathology / Plant Breeding Vacancy number 14.003
Research focus Within the vegetable crop research unit you will strengthen the team that is working on resistances against a range of plant pathogens among which several plant viruses. Your contribution to the research project will include the identification, cloning and further characterization of relevant genes that play a crucial role in virus resistance in pepper and other Solanaceous crops. The research will be performed partly at KeyGene and partly in the laboratory of Prof. B.C. Kang at Seoul National University (Korea). This academic partner is internationally highly recognized for their work on breeding for virus resistance in vegetable crops. At KeyGene, you will work within the trait biology research group of Dr. Martin de Vos.
Your profile · PhD in Plant Pathology, Breeding or Molecular Biology; · Able to think critically about experimental design and interpretation; · Motivated to carry out broad fundamental scientific research with a strong focus towards application in plant breeding; · Good communication skills; · Able to work independently as well as in a team; · Creative and result oriented; · Willing to travel internationally, including long-term stays in two continents.
KeyGene offer KeyGene offers you a dynamic job in a challenging, highly innovative and internationally oriented working environment, with state-of-the- rt facilities. You will take part in the post-doc program of KeyGene (http://www.keygene.com/career/postdoc-program). The contract period will be for two years, of which approximately one year at SNU in Korea.
More information Additional information can be obtained from Dr. Martin de Vos, program scientist traits, telephone +31 317 466866; email email@example.com. If you are interested in this position you can send your letter of application and resume to: Keygene N.V. Attn. Ms A. Philipsen, P&O manager, email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please mention the vacancy number 14.003 in your letter of application. www.keygene.com 1 6F: Food, Feed, Fiber, Fuel, Flower, Fun
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