Post-doctoral Position Available
A post-doctoral research associate position is available immediately in the Department of Agriculture, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, Pine Bluff, USA to work on the down regulation of genes involved in lignin biosynthesis for efficient conversion of biomass to biofuel in rice. Responsibilities include: the development of regeneration and transformation systems, preparation of vectors including RNAi, genetic engineering of relevant genes, and molecular characterization of transgenic lines. Candidate should hold a Ph.D. in plant science, botany, biology or a related discipline. Prior experience with tissue culture, transformation and molecular biology is desired. The successful candidate must be able to independently design and conduct experiments, and willing to work on other projects in the laboratory.
Send curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and names and contact information of three references to:
Dr. Muthusamy Manoharan
Department of Agriculture
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
1200 North University Dr.
Pine Bluff, AR 71601
E-mail: manoharanm from uapb.edu
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