Company Name:

Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center, Texas A&M University System

Location:

Weslaco, Texas

Approximate Salary:

Commensurate with Experience

Job Category:

Postdoc

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

Less than 2 years

Required Education:

Doctorate Degree

Posted

August 16, 2018

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Postdoctoral Research Associate

Job Summary:

We are seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral research associate specialized in plant genetics and defense signaling to join the existing plant stress biology program.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for study, design, completion, and analysis plant defense/signaling pathways
  • Responsible for preparing manuscripts for publication and conferences, writing grant proposals and project reports
  • May train and mentor junior lab personnel
  • Perform other duties that may be assigned

This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions.


Education:

  • Ph.D. in plant pathology, biology, genetics or closely related field.


Experience:

  • Required: Experience with plant microbe interactions and immune signaling concepts
  • Record of high-impact publications in plant biology/microbe interactions
  • Preferred:  Familiarity with NGS/omics data analysis and interpretation


Required Special Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge with latest molecular biology, genetic, genomic and biochemical techniques
  • Knowledge with plant/crop transformation
  • Strong writing, verbal and interpersonal/communication skills  
  • Ability to multi task and work cooperatively with others
  • Work independently as a member of a multi-disciplinary team


Documents Required:

  • Cover Letter
  • CV or Resume
  • List of References


Submit application materials at: https://tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/AgriLife_Research_External/job/Weslaco-AL-RSCH/Postdoctoral-Research-Associate_R-010386

Company Name:

Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center, Texas A&M University System

Location:

Weslaco, Texas

Approximate Salary:

Commensurate with Experience

Job Category:

Postdoc

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

Less than 2 years

Required Education:

Doctorate Degree

Posted

August 16, 2018

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