One postdoctoral/ research associate position is available in the Dr. Abidur Rahman’s laboratory in the Department of Plant Bio Sciences at Iwate University.
Our lab is interested in understanding the molecular mechanisms of hormonal regulation of plant growth responses under both optimal and stressed conditions. This particular project is focused on improving the cold tolerance in tomato plants. Both molecular, proteomics and cellular approaches will be used to achieve that. The ideal candidate should have experience in Molecular Biology, proteomics and tissue culture. Expertise in bioinformatics will be an advantage.
The incumbent should have a Ph.D. in plant science within last 2-3 years. The fresh graduates are also encouraged to apply. Proven ability to present and publish research data is a prerequisite. The applicant is also expected to have communication ability in English and capable of working in a team environment. The lab is a multicultural lab having both Japanese and Foreign students. To know more about the laboratory, please visit http://news7a1.atm.iwate-u.ac.jp/~abidur/ or https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100008368716913
Please also look some of our articles for reference;
1) Ashraf and Rahman (2018) Plant Journal https://doi.org/10.1111/tpj.14137
2) Maho et al., (2017) Plant Journal doi: 10.1111/tpj.13433; 89: 940-9563) Hanzawa et al., (2013) Plant Cell doi/10.1105/tpc.113.115881; 9: 3424-34334) Rahman et al., (2010) Plant Cell 22: 1762-17765) Shibasaki et al., (2009) Plant Cell 21: 3823-3838 The appointment is initially for 12 months with the possibility of extension for another two years depending on research performance and available funds. Expected starting date is April 1, 2019. Please send your application as a single PDF file to abidur from iwate-u.ac.jp. The application will be accepted until the position is filled.----------------------------------------------
Abidur Rahman, Ph.D.¶ Associate Professor¶ Department of Plant Bio Sciences
Faculty of Agriculture
Coordinator¶ International Affair Section
United Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences
IWATE UNIVERSITY¶ Ueda 3-18-8¶ Morioka, Iwate 0208550
Tel/Fax: +81 (0)19-621-6144
Lab URL: http://news7a1.atm.iwate-u.ac.jp/~abidur/
UGAS URL: http://ugas.agr.iwate-u.ac.jp/en/
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