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Back to search results Apply now Job no: 777390
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

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.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Computational/molecular bio/evolution

Minimum Requirements

PhD in computational biology, molecular biology, evolution, or related field.  luency in unix environments and python coding.

Desired Qualifications

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

Resume/CV

Together-we-will Statement

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/

Special Instructions

Contact Eric Patterson (Patte543@msu.edu) for additional information

Review of Applications Begins On

05/31/2022

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.

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

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