Postdoctoral Position in Soybean Genetics and Genomics
A full-time Postdoctoral Research Associate position in Soybean Genetics an=
d Genomics is available in the Department of Agronomy at Purdue University.=
The successful candidate will apply integrated approaches (such as QTL map=
ping, association mapping, genome scan, reverse genetics, and comparative g=
enomics) to identifying and characterizing genes/QTLs that underlie complex=
traits in soybean, and be expected to contribute to a variety of studies o=
n structural, functional and evolutionary genomics in Dr. Jianxin Ma=92s la=
boratory. We are part of Purdue University Agricultural Genomics Center equ=
ipped with the state of the art genomics and bioinformatics facility, and a=
re involved in the Plant Biology and Molecular Evolutionary Genetics traini=
ng groups of Purdue University Interdisciplinary Life Science Program (PULS=
Applicants should have a PhD in Plant Genetics and Breeding, Plant Molecula=
r Biology, Computational Biology or related discipline. Experience in linka=
ge and association mapping, comparative and/evolutionary genomics, and DNA/=
RNA hands-on techniques is highly desired. Experience in high throughput ge=
nomic data mining and bioinformatics (e.g., PERL programming) in Linux woul=
d be a definite plus. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualificat=
ions. The position is available immediately.
Please email your cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names and addresses o=
f three references to Dr. Jianxin Ma (maj from purdue.edu<mailto:maj from purdue.edu>=
), Department of Agronomy, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907.
Purdue University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.