lunes, 5 de julio de 2010

World Fish Center- Malaysia

This is an opportunity to improve the lives of millions of people. Under the leadership of Dr Raul Ponzoni, the Center´s aquatic genetics group has developed a strong program in genetic improvement of important Asian and African aquaculture species. In view of this success and the global leadership role played, we are seeking to expand our capacity in fish genetics.
Qualifications: Successful candidates will have a PhD in quantitative animal genetics or closely related discipline. Candidates for the Senior Scientist positions should have a strong quantitative genetics background. They should be able to demonstrate training, or a proven ability, in the design and implementation of genetic improvement programs with animals. They must have experience in statistical analysis of large data sets, in data capture, storage, retrieval and preparation for genetic evaluation, and in the mate allocation of selected individuals. An interest and understanding of developments taking place in the genomics area is essential, as well as a desire to begin working in the interphase of quantitative and molecular genetics. Prior research experience in aquaculture is not essential. Interested applicants are invited to submit a comprehensive curriculum vitae that includes names and contacts (telephone, fax, and e-mail addresses) of three (3) professional referees who are familiar with the candidate's qualifications and work experience. You are required to submit your application (with indication on the subject line Application for the position of [Senior Scientist] ) to the Human Resources Strategy and Services Unit at Initial screening of applications will begin on 19 July 2010 and positions will remain open until filled.
Last Date to apply: July 19, 2010
Contact: Human Resources Strategy and Services Unit