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Research Associate-Fixed Term

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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Natural Science
Department: Plant Biology Cns 10032114
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Fixed Term Academic Staff, Research/Scientific, Full Time (90-100%)

Position Summary

The Department of Plant Biology at Michigan State University invites applications for Research Associate position from individuals with a background in fundamental problems in plant molecular biology, Genomics, and Genetics. Successful candidates will be expected to perform research, supervise students and research staff, analyze data, prepare publications, and present their findings at scientific meetings.

MSU is world-renowned for fundamental and applied plant research and the Department of Plant Biology includes vibrant research programs in Molecular and cellular biology, biochemistry, metabolism, plant-microbe interactions, genomics, systematics, evolutional biology and ecology. A member of the Association of American Universities, MSU is a research-intensive institution with 17 degree granting colleges.

MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer and is committed achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. The university actively encourages applications and/or nomination of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.



Required Degree


Minimum Requirements

Ph.D. in any area of Science related field or completion of Ph.D. program in any area of Science related field and graduation within a nine month period. Publications (in press acceptable) in a relevant field.

Required Application Materials


Cover letter

Special Instructions

Questions can be directed to Tracey Barner at 

Review of applications to begin on 2/21/18

Advertised: Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Eastern Standard Time

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