A postdoctoral research associate/fellow position is available immediately for an individual with a firm background in molecular biology, biochemistry, molecular plant virology and/or plant genetic engineering and a prior PhD level research work in at least one of these areas. Special preferences are given to candidates who have experience in RNA interference (RNAi) in plants. The annual salary will be no less than $40K and commensurate with candidate qualification. This position is expected to last three years, subject to the continuous funding support and candidate performance. Experience in transformation of difficult plants is an added advantage.