Research Associate-Fixed Term

Location
East Lansign MI
Posted
Oct 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Working/Functional Title

Post-Doctoral Research Associate

Position Summary

A research associate (post-doc) position is available in the Brandizzi lab at the Plant Research Laboratory at Michigan State University. The position is available immediately and it is for two years with the possibility of an extension depending on availability of funding.

The position is to work on ERstress responses in plants. The project will employ molecular and biological approaches to study the contribution of gene regulatory networks on ER stress and growth in plants with focus on maize. The applicant must have a strong background in molecular biology, gene expression analyses and genomics. Experience of working with maize is desirable but not essential. The selected candidate for the position will join a multidisciplinary team working on an NSF PlantGenome Initiative award.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Molecular Biology

Minimum Requirements

PH.D. in Molecular Biology or related field with astrong background in molecular biology, gene expression analyses and genomics.

Desired Qualifications

Experience of working with maize is desirable but not essential.

Required Application Materials

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae with a description of scientific interests, description of prior research and names of 3 referees.

Special Instructions

For inquiries, please email Dr. Federica Brandizzi (fb@msu.edu).