Research Associate-Fixed Term

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

We are looking for a qualified candidate in the area of plant molecular cytogenetics. The candidate is expected to develop new fluorescence in situ hybridization techniques using customized oligonucleotides and use these techniques for genome and chromosomal mapping in several different plant species.

This position will start on August 1, 2018, and is initially for one year with a possibility of an extension based on the availability of funding and performance.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Genetics, Botany or Plant Biology

Minimum Requirements

A Ph.D. in Genetics, Botany or Plant Biology with experience and first-author publication(s) in plant molecular cytogenetics. An ideal candidate will have experience with research techniques including plant chromosome preparation, plant tissue culture, and basic FISH techniques.

Desired Qualifications

Experience on growing and managing various different plant species, including asexually propagated vegetables, grasses and woody plants.

Required Application Materials Special Instructions

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

http://jianglab.plantbiology.msu.edu/

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