Postdoctoral Position – University of Madison, Wisconsin: Perception and Signaling of Chito-oligosaccharides in Fungi￼
Postdoctoral Position - University of Madison, Wisconsin: Perception and Signaling of Chito-oligosaccharides in Fungi
A postdoctoral position is available in Dr. Jean-Michel Ané’s laboratory in the Department of Bacteriology at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. The postdoctoral researcher will be part of an interdisciplinary team studying the role of chito-oligosaccharides in fungal interactions. The postdoctoral researcher will be mentored directly by Dr. Jean-Michel Ané. The postdoctoral researcher will characterize the receptors and the signaling pathways allowing fungi, including the model Aspergillus fumigatus, to perceive these chito-oligosaccharides.
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A Ph.D. in Fungal Microbiology, Fungal Genetics, or related fields is required. Candidates must have completed their Ph.D. less than 4 years ago. The successful candidates will have co-authored one or more peer-reviewed publications in reputable international journals in microbiology or mycology. Candidates with experience in Aspergillus genetics are particularly encouraged to apply, but this expertise is not mandatory. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and working well in a collaborative environment are essential.
Starting Salary: $50,000 with full benefits from the University of Wisconsin – Madison
Anticipated Start Date: November 1, 2022
To Apply: Please send a cover letter, a CV, and 3 references by email to Dr. Jean-Michel Ané (email@example.com).