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[Plant-education] postdoc or teaching-postdoc position available in plant molecular biology at University of Puget Sound

Andreas Madlung via plant-ed%40net.bio.net (by amadlung from pugetsound.edu)
Wed Jun 18 11:49:24 EST 2014


An NSF-funded postdoctoral position is available immediately in the lab of =
Andreas Madlung in the Department of Biology at the University of Puget Sou=
nd, a small liberal arts college in the state of Washington. A highly motiv=
ated, independent and well-organized person with excellent oral and written=
 communication skills is sought to study phytochrome responses in tomato as=
 part of a new Plant Genome Research Project. The successful applicant will=
 be principally involved in a comparative proteomic/transcriptomic approach=
 and the production and characterization of RNAi-induced knock down mutants=
. The initial appointment is expected to last one year, and may be renewed =
upon mutual agreement for up to 5 years. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in =
plant molecular biology, plant physiology or a related field. Bioinformatic=
s skills related to RNAseq analysis and molecular biology skills are desire=
d. The University of Puget Sound is an undergraduate institution; therefore=
 the successful candidate must be interested in mentoring undergraduate res=
earch projects together with the PI and must have the leadership skills to =
supervise routine lab managerial tasks. Depending on the candidate=92s teac=
hing skills and interests, and the needs of the department, the successful =
applicant may have the option to apply for teaching opportunities at Puget =
Sound during their tenure to gain independent teaching experience in a libe=
ral arts college setting. Interested candidates are encouraged to contact t=
he PI at 253.879.2712 for more information and to specify such interest in =
their application materials. For general information on the lab and the uni=
versity visit http://www.pugetsound.edu/academics/departments-and-programs/=
undergraduate/biology/research/faculty-research/andreas-madlung/
 Compensation and Benefits: Decisions about starting salaries are made base=
d on the extent and relatedness of the candidate's education and experience=
 and on internal equity and market considerations. The position is a staff =
position exempt from the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Puget =
Sound offers a generous benefits package. For more information, visit: http=
://www.pugetsound.edu/about/offices--services/human-resources/overview-of-u=
niversity-benefit/ . All offers of employment are contingent on successful =
completion of a background inquiry. Please submit a curriculum vitae and co=
ver letter briefly describing current research and professional goals. Plea=
se also include the names and email addresses of three references. Search a=
nd selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient number of qualifie=
d candidates have been identified. For complete job description and applica=
tion instructions, visit: http://apptrkr.com/484641 . As a strategic goal a=
nd through our core values, University of Puget Sound is committed to an en=
vironment that welcomes and supports diversity. We seek diversity of identi=
ty, thought, perspective, and background in our students, faculty, and staf=
f. EOE/AA


Andreas Madlung
University of Puget Sound
Biology Department
1500 N Warner St
CMB 1088
Tacoma, WA 98416-1088
Tel: 253-879-2712
Fax: 253-879-3352
http://www.pugetsound.edu/faculty-pages/amadlung



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