Research Associate-Fixed Term

Job description

Research Associate-Fixed Term

Job no: 675379
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Natural Science
Department: Plant Research Laboratory Nat Science 10032674
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Research/Scientific, Non-Union
Position Summary

Research will focus on the biology of the endoplasmic reticulum (ER), using multidisciplinary approaches, including proteomics, biochemistry, cellular and molecular biology, genomics and advanced live-cell imaging. We are interested in identifying and characterizing proteins necessary for the functional homeostasis of the ER. We are particularly interested in the unfolded protein response (UPR), a conserved signaling pathway that is activated when misfolded proteins accumulate in the ER. The post-doc research associate will participate multiple research projects on the plant UPR using the model plant species Arabidopsis thaliana. The post-doc research associate will be responsible for designing and performing experiments, analyzing data, helping with manuscript and grant preparation, overseeing and training other lab personnel.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Cell Biology - Molecular Biology/Gene Re

Minimum Requirements

Candidates for the position should have a Ph.D., a record of publication in peer-reviewed journals and a strong background in cellular and molecular biology. Experience in Arabidopisis genomics is essential.

Desired Qualifications

Experience with the plant secretory pathway and stress responses is desirable.

Required Application Materials

Please submit a brief description of research experience, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references to: Dr Federica Brandizzi (E-mail: [email protected]).

Special Instructions

Please submit a brief description of research experience, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references to: Dr Federica Brandizzi (E-mail: [email protected]).

Review of Applications Begins On

10/19/2020

Website

https://prl.natsci.msu.edu/people/faculty/federica-brandizzi/ or https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/?term=brandizzi+f&sort=date

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised: Oct 5, 2020 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Oct 4, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time

 

 

 

Diversity Profile: University

 

AAUP COMPENSATION SURVEY DATA

View more

Learn more on Inside Higher Ed's College Page for University

Arrow pointing right
Job No:
Posted: 10/6/2020
Application Due: 10/4/2022
Work Type:
Salary: