Post-Doctoral Scholar "Molecular control of epigenetic memory in long living crops"
Posting DetailsPosting Details Job TitlePost-Doctoral Scholar "Molecular control of epigenetic memory in long living crops"Requisition NumberDU05231Department Name81110:HorticultureWork LocationLexington, KYSalary Range$47,476- $50,000/yearType of PositionStudentPosition Time Status Full-TimeRequired Education
PhDRequired Related Experience
High quality research in the area(s) of molecular biology, epigenomics (DNA methylation, Histone modifications, siRNAs) and transcriptome analysis. Knowledge of bioinformatics is preferred but not essential.
Experience in plant vitro culture is also desired.
Standing for long periods of time.Shift
Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pmJob Summary
The Environmental Epigenetics and Genetics Group, (College of Agriculture Food and
Environment, University of Kentucky) is seeking a Postdoctoral Researcher for a NIFA-USDA funded position associated
to the project Influence Of Vegetative Propagation On Methylome Rejuvenation And Its Effect On Gene Regulation In Perennial Woody Crops. To meet the goals of this project we are seeking a Postdoctoral Researcher with a proven track record in conducting high quality research in the area(s) of bioinformatics, ideally in the fields of epigenomics (DNA methylation, Histone modifications, siRNAs) and transcriptome analysis. Wet-lab experience is preferred but not essential. Experience in plant in vitro culture is also desired.
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Curriculum Vita
- Cover Letter