Postdoctoral position available – Pennsylvania State University
Pennsylvania State University
Location: University Park, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Required Education: Doctorate
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Internal Number: REQ_0000004475
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 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 is a fixed-term position funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of renewal.
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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.