The Texas A&M AgriLife Research Center in Dallas is seeking a creative and energetic postdoctoral associate with a strong background in plant genetics and genomics to form a multidisciplinary team to discover the genetic basis of major biotic and abiotic stress tolerance in warm-season turf grasses. The project involves QTL mapping, genome and transcriptome sequencing of warm-season turf grasses to identify major genes in response to biotic and abiotic stresses.
The person filling this position will join a highly interactive team of plant molecular biologists, turf grass breeders, and geneticists, and participate in generating, processing, and evaluating large genomics datasets.
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The appointment is on an annual basis and continuation is dependent upon satisfactory performance and fund availability.
Applicants who meet all the required qualifications should send the following materials in a single pdf file by email to Qingyi Yu (email@example.com) with postdoc application in the Subject line: (1) curriculum vita, (2) a letter describing research interests and experience, (3) a recent research paper, and (4) names and contact information for three references.