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Back to search results Apply now Job no: 695920
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Natural Science
Department: Plant Research Laboratory Nat Science 10032674
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: 48671.00
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Research/Scientific, Non-Union

Position Summary

There is postdoctoral position available in the Walker Lab at the MSU-DOE Plant Research Laboratory at Michigan State University. This position is part of an NSF funded project to unravel links between photorespiration and one carbon metabolism using isotopic labeling approaches. These approaches will give the candidate experience in working with mass flux analysis models, plant gas exchange and both 13C and 18O label tracing.

The positions are available immediately and for one year from date of hire with the possibility of extension.

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, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate -PhD in Biochemistry, chemistry, or a rel

Minimum Requirements

The ideal candidate does not need experience with plant systems but does need a background in GC-MS and LC-MS/MS metabolomic approaches. The candidate will use our unique labeling approach and gas exchange instruments to investigate a key issue at the junction between climate change and human nutrition. Please contact Berkley directly with questions if you are interested.

Desired Qualifications

The ideal applicant would have additional experience in gas exchange measurements and gas analysis. Comfort with Matlab would also be beneficial.

Required Application Materials

Interested applicants should send a Curriculum Vitae with a description of scientific interests, career goals and the names of at least 2 referees.

Special Instructions

Please contact Berkley directly with questions if you are interested.

Review of Applications Begins On

04/06/2021

Website

HTTPS://PRL.NATSCI.MSU.EDU/

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