A Full-time Postdoctoral fellow position is available to work on Gene Expression of sugarcane (Energy Cane). Initial appointment will be for two years, and is renewable upon satisfactory progress and available funding. This research is part a large project on Signaling and regulatory network studies associated to the Energy Cane sponsored by FAPESP. The research will be at the Laboratory of Plant Genomics and Molecular Biology at the Biological Sciences Dept. College of Agriculture “Luiz de Queiroz”, University of Sao Paulo (ESALQ/USP) under supervision of Profs. Helaine Carrer and Glaucia Mendes Souza.
APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: February 10th, 2018
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Candidates should submit: 1. a cover letter including research interests; 2. Complete CV including a summary of graduate thesis research and post-doctoral research (if applicable), transcripts, and 3. names and contact information (address, phone number and email address of three references) to Dr. Helaine Carrer. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
RESPONSABILITIES: The postdoctoral fellow is expected to design experiments, research methods and protocols for lab experiments and assist in the supervision of students, other lab members and scientific collaborators. It is required knowledge and experience on bioinformatics tools, vectors design, qRT-PCR for expression analysis, and statistical analysis.
These research activities are financially supported by FAPESP (14/50921-8)
QUALIFICATIONS: This position requires Ph.D. in plant genetics and genomics, plant molecular biology, plant transformation, or related discipline. Experience in plant vector design and grass transformation is preferred.