Research Associate-Fixed Term

Location
East Lansing MI
Posted
Apr 02, 2018
Position Type
Postdoc
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Summary

The position is to work on ER stress 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 Arabidopsis thaliana.

The applicant must have a strong background in Arabidopsis genetics, molecular biology, gene expression analyses, biochemistry and genomics.

The selected candidate for the position will join a multidisciplinary team working on a project sponsored by the National Institutes of Health.

The initial appointment is for one year with possibility of reappointment dependent on job performance and available funding.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Molecular Biology or related field

Minimum Requirements

The applicant must have a strong background in Arabidopsis genetics, molecular biology, gene expression analyses, biochemistry and genomics.

Desired Qualifications

Experience of working on plant stress responses is desirable but not required.

Required Application Materials

Interested applicants should include a curriculum vitae with a description of scientific interests, description of prior research, and names of 3 referees who will be contacted only if the department requests.

Special Instructions

Review of applications will begin on April 16, 2018 and will continue until filled.

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

https://prl.natsci.msu.edu/

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