Postdoctoral Fellow (Single Cell RNAseq and Gene Regulatory Networks), Julie Law Lab
- Salk Institute for Biological Studies
- La Jolla, CA
- Faculty Jobs
- Professional Fields, Law & Legal Studies, Science & Technology, Agricultural Science & Extension, Chemistry & Biochemistry
- Position Type
- Employment Type
- Full Time
- Institution Type
- Four-Year Institution
We are currently seeking a highly motivated and independent postdoctoral fellow interested in studying the spatial and temporal regulation of root genes using single-cell genomics and other high throughput phenotyping techniques.
The ideal candidate will be a plant biologist who has experience in next generation sequencing techniques, root phenotyping, and molecular biology. The candidate should be independently motivated, scientifically inquisitive, and eager to discover new gene regulatory mechanisms that can be leveraged to tackle the larger issue of climate change. The postdoc will join a diverse team of plant biologists with expertise in bioinformatics, molecular biology, epigenetics and chromatin.
Ph.D. in Biological Sciences, Agricultural or Plant Biology or related fields
Applicants should submit a current resume, names of three references, and an indication of how their expertise and academic accomplishments make them a good fit for the position.
The salary range for this position is $65,000 - $71,000 annually.
Job location is in Salk North (Torrey Pines) and Salk Main Campus
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