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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Natural Science
Department: Plant Research Laboratory Nat Science 10032674
Salary: 42500.00
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Research/Scientific

Position Summary

A research associate, post-doc, position is available in the Brandizzi lab at the Plant Research Laboratory at Michigan State University. The position is available immediately and it is for two years with the possibility of an extension depending on availability of funding. The position is to work on ER stress responses in plants. The project will employ molecular and biological approaches to study the contribution of gene regulatory networks on ER stress and growth in plants with focus on Arabidopsis thaliana. The applicant must have a strong background in Arabidopsis genetics, molecular biology, gene expression analyses, biochemistry and genomics. Experience of working on plant stress responses is desirable but not essential. The selected candidate for the position will join a multidisciplinary team working on a project sponsored by the National Institutes of Health.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Plant Biology, Biochemistry or related f

Minimum Requirements

Ph.D. in Plant Biolgy, Biochemistry or related field.

Desired Qualifications

Experience with Arabidopsis genetics, molecular biology, gene expression analyses, biochemistry and genomics.

Required Application Materials

Interested applicants should send curriculum vitae with a description of scientific interests, description of prior research and names and contact information of 3 referees.

For enquiries please email Dr. Federica Brandizzi (fb@msu.edu).

Special Instructions

For enquiries please email Dr. Federica Brandizzi (fb@msu.edu). Review of applications will begin on January 22, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

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