Research Associate-Fixed Term
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Job no: 777390
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College:
College Of Agriculture And Nat Resources
Plant Soil And Microbial Sciences 40000781
FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Education/Training, Research/Scientific, Fixed Term Academic Staff, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union
The Patterson Lab is looking for a skilled bioinformatician. The major responsibility is to oversee the annotation of weedy genomes and other bioinformatic needs for the International Weed Genomics Consortium (IWGC). Duties will also include training students and professionals in bioinformatics; compiling, analyzing and summarizing results for publication in peer-reviewed scientific journals; giving presentations at conferences; and assisting proposal writing for future funding. This post-doctorate position requires a PhD in computational biology, molecular biology, evolution, or related field. The candidate needs to be fluent in unix environments and python coding. Experience working with the genomes of non-model plants and weeds especially is a bonus.
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.
Doctorate -Computational/molecular bio/evolution
PhD in computational biology, molecular biology, evolution, or related field. luency in unix environments and python coding.
PhD in computational biology, molecular biology, evolution, or related field. fluency in unix environments and python coding. Experience working with the genomes of non-model plants and weeds
Required Application Materials
The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: https://msu.edu/together-we-will/
Contact Eric Patterson (Patte543@msu.edu) for additional information
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Remote Work Statement
MSU strives to provide a flexible work environment and this position has been designated as remote-friendly. Remote-friendly means some or all of the duties can be performed remotely as mutually agreed upon.
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