Postdoctoral Position: Evolution in Fungal Pathogens

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Postdoctoral Position: Evolution in Fungal Pathogens

Position Summary

Responsibilities will include the generation of RNA-seq data across growth stages of fungal species, comparative analysis of gene expression, and functional analysis of genes using knockout technologies. Timely interpretation of data, presentation, and publication of data is expected. Starting salary will be $47,500. The position is available for one year with possible renewal up to five years, contingent upon satisfactory performance and available funding. Desired start date is September 2019.

Required Degree

Doctorate -PhD in Microbiology, Genetics or related

Minimum Requirements

Experience with filamentous fungi is essential. PhD in Microbiology, Genetics or related field completed within the last 2 years.

Desired Qualifications

Competitive candidates will have training in bioinformatics and/or molecular biology of filamentous fungi.  A strong work ethic with excellent interpersonal skills, strong quantitative, written, verbal communication skills, and a publication record commensurate with time since degree completion are preferred.

Required Application Materials

Please submit a CV, including interests and experience, and names, addresses, phone numbers and email of three references. 

Special Instructions

***Please use this link to apply: http://www.careers.msu.edu/cw/en-us/job/501645/research-associatefixed-term to apply for the position.

Review of applications will begin on June 14, 2019 and will continue until position is filled. For questions about the position, contact Prof. Frances Trail (trail@msu.edu).

Review of Applications

Begins On 6/14/2019

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