Postdoctoral Research Associate (Dangl lab)

Updated: 6 months ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA

Posting Information

Position Information

Position Title Postdoctoral Research Associate (Dangl lab)
Vacancy ID PDS002185
Department Biology - 318200
Position Type Postdoctoral Scholar

Posting Details

Salary Range
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
If part-time, hours per week
FTE 1.0
Proposed Start Date 01/04/2019
Estimated Duration of Appointment 36 Months
Posting Open Date 10/15/2018
Posting Close Date 10/18/2018
Open Until Filled No
Work Location Chapel Hill, NC
Position Summary

The Dangl/Grant Lab performs research on plant-microbe interactions, both on the functions of the plant immune system and with the ecology and molecular biology of plant-microbe interactions in communities.

The successful candidate will research the plant immune system and the interaction of plants with microbes found in natural environments. The post doc will use comparative genomics and genetic manipulation to investigate the functions required to establish successful and sustainable microbial communities that are beneficial to plant production.

Educational Requirements

Completion of a PhD in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology or a related field

Qualifications and Experience

Experience with plant biology, ecology, abiotic stress and microbiome studies and evidence of first author peer-reviewed publications. This experience may be obtained during doctoral studies.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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Posting Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title Sarah Grant, Research Associate Professor
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Postdoctoral Affairs Contact Information

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