Description: The Innovative Genomics Institute at The University of California Berkeley invite applications for a Postdoctoral Scholar position on an Innovative Genomics Institute project. The work will involve the research projects related to maize genomics and transformation.
Responsibilities: The candidate will be responsible for preparing plant donor materials, testing tissue culture response of several maize lines, generating and shipping transgenic events and molecular analysis of transgenic/genome-edited plants. The candidate will be involved with inter-laboratory collaboration and will work with team members to develop biological hypotheses, test hypothesis via experiments, present research progress in project meetings and conferences and prepare manuscripts for publication.
Minimum/Basic Qualifications required at the time of application: - Ph.D. or equivalent international degree program in the field of Plant Biology, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Genetics, or Molecular Biology.
Additional Qualifications required by start date: - Experience with vector construction, molecular biology, and plant tissue culture/transformation.
Appointment: This position reports to Dr. Myeong-Je Cho and will be working at the Innovative Genomics Institute at UC Berkeley. The initial appointment is 100% for one (1) year with the expectation of extension based on satisfactory performance and availability of funding. The anticipated start date of this position will be as early as January 2019.
Salary: $49,188 – $59,736, depending on qualifications. This position provides full benefits.
How to apply: To apply, please go to the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01966
Applicants should submit the following documents as PDFs: a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for one to three references. Letters of reference are not required at this time. We will seek your permission before contacting your references. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality: http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html. This recruitment will remain open until filled. Specific questions regarding this recruitment can be directed to Kenson Cheng, HR Partner, email@example.com.
Internal Number: JPF01966
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