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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Agriculture And Nat Resources
Department: Plant Soil And Microbial Sciences 40000781
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Education/Training, Research/Scientific, Fixed Term Academic Staff, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union

Position Summary

We are looking for a skilled laboratory employee with deep knowledge of herbicide resistance mechanisms and how to elucidate them. We especially are looking for individuals that can perform gene cloning, C14-HPLC, basic bioinformatics, and most molecular biology techniques. The position will also have graduate student mentoring responsibilities. The candidate will be expected to publish regularly (several times a year) both as first author and as supporting author on high-impact manuscripts. This position requires a PhD in weed science, plant biology, agriculture or related field.

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 -Weed Science/Plant Bio/Agriculture

Minimum Requirements

 PhD in weed science, plant biology, agriculture or related field. Experience in performing gene cloning, C14-HPLC, basic bioinformatics, and most molecular biology techniques.  

Desired Qualifications

 PhD in weed science, plant biology, agriculture or related field.  Experience in performing gene cloning, C14-HPLC, basic bioinformatics, and most molecular biology techniques

Required Application Materials

Resume

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Special Instructions

Contact Eric Patterson (patte543@msu.edu) for additional information

Review of Applications Begins On

05/31/2022

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