Research Associate-Fixed Term
Research Associate-Fixed Term-Wen HuangPosition Summary
A research associate (postdoc) position is available in quantitative genetics and genomics at Michigan State University in the laboratory of Dr. Wen Huang. Our laboratory is broadly interested in the genetics of complex quantitative traits using Drosophila and livestock animals as models. Laboratory approaches include classical genetics, molecular biology, genomics, statistics, and bioinformatics.
This position invites applications from candidates with background in experimental and/or quantitative biology. Candidates with a recent Ph.D. and experience in Drosophila genetics, molecular biology, bioinformatics are strongly encouraged to apply. Potential projects include mapping developmental and environmental regulatory variation at single cell and single base resolution, development of massively parallel assays to assess effects of regulatory variation, experimental evolution under different diets, development and application of statistical methods for explaining and predicting quantitative trait variation. Postdocs are also encouraged to propose projects that fit their own interest and align with directions of the lab. This position is initially for one year, renewable annually based on performance and the availability of funding.
Specific Position Duties
Doctorate -Genetics, Molecular Biology, BioinformatMinimum Requirements
- Candidates with a recent Ph.D. and experience in Drosophila genetics, molecular biology, bioinformatics.
- Experience in next generation sequencing library preparation.
Application materials should include:
For more information about this position, please contact Dr. Wen Huang at [email protected]
Review of applications will begin on July 31, 2018 and continue until the postilion is filled.Review of Applications Begins On
07/31/2018Summary of Health Risks
Work with animals.Website
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