Post Doctoral Research Associate - Plant Pathology & Microbiology

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Ames, IOWA
Job Type: FullTime

Position Information:


Position Title:
Post Doctoral Research Associate - Plant Pathology & Microbiology


Appointment Type:
Post Doc/Trainee


Job Description:
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

The candidate will work on computational analysis of genome-level data sets, specifically refining and validating models of the regulation of barley immunity to the powdery mildew pathogen. This may include, for example, analysis of genome-wide RNA-Seq or proteomics (via mass-spectrometry) experiments, validation of transcription factor binding sites by CHiP seq, and functional interrogation via yeast-two-hybrid protein-protein interactions or virus-induced-gene-silencing.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

  • Experience in the analysis of genome-level data sets, statistical analysis of RNA-Seq, protein-protein interaction networks, gene regulatory networks, and computational prediction of transcription factor targets.

  • Experience in outreach to young scientists of underrepresented minorities

  • Experience in plant biology, gene cloning, and protein-protein interactions.


Proposed Start Date:
August 1, 2021


Proposed End Date or Length of Term:
July 31, 2022


Number of Months Employed Per Year:
12 Month Work Period


Time Type:
Full time


Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please click on “Apply” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:

1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae

2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter

3) Contact Information for Three References

The candidate selected for hire may be requested to provide documentation to verify highest degree completed.
 

If you have questions regarding this application process, please email employment@iastate.edu or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.


Original Posting Date:
June 7, 2021


Posting Close Date:
June 14, 2021


Job Requisition Number:
R5246



Position Information:


Position Title:
Post Doctoral Research Associate - Plant Pathology & Microbiology


Appointment Type:
Post Doc/Trainee


Job Description:
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

The candidate will work on computational analysis of genome-level data sets, specifically refining and validating models of the regulation of barley immunity to the powdery mildew pathogen. This may include, for example, analysis of genome-wide RNA-Seq or proteomics (via mass-spectrometry) experiments, validation of transcription factor binding sites by CHiP seq, and functional interrogation via yeast-two-hybrid protein-protein interactions or virus-induced-gene-silencing.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

  • Experience in the analysis of genome-level data sets, statistical analysis of RNA-Seq, protein-protein interaction networks, gene regulatory networks, and computational prediction of transcription factor targets.

  • Experience in outreach to young scientists of underrepresented minorities

  • Experience in plant biology, gene cloning, and protein-protein interactions.


Proposed Start Date:
August 1, 2021


Proposed End Date or Length of Term:
July 31, 2022


Number of Months Employed Per Year:
12 Month Work Period


Time Type:
Full time


Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please click on “Apply” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:

1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae

2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter

3) Contact Information for Three References

The candidate selected for hire may be requested to provide documentation to verify highest degree completed.
 

If you have questions regarding this application process, please email employment@iastate.edu or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.


Original Posting Date:
June 7, 2021


Posting Close Date:
June 14, 2021


Job Requisition Number:
R5246


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