The laboratory of Ying Gu in the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, seeks a highly motivated scientist to investigate the molecular and cellular mechanisms controlling cellulose biosynthesis in Arabidopsis. The project is aimed to understand molecular mechanisms underlying cellulose bundling particularly in secondary cell walls. The successful candidate will be part of interdisciplinary Center for Lignocellulose Structure and Formation (http://www.lignocellulose.org/). Competitive salary and fringe benefits are available for this position. This position is funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of refunding.
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Applicants must have a Ph.D. in plant biology, genetics, or a related discipline. We seek applicants who have a strong background in cell biology and biochemistry. Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to work well in a collaborative research environment are essential. Applications must be submitted at https://psu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/PSU_Academic/job/University-Park-Campus/Post-Doc-Scholar_REQ_0000004475-1 and include a resume that includes educational background, publications, and work experience (Ph.D. thesis and beyond), as well as a brief statement (1-2 pages) of research interests and goals. Please also provide contact information for at least three references that can provide letters of recommendation.
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