The Di Stilio lab is looking for a Postdoctoral Scholar interested in the evolution of plant development. The job will be 100% FTE with an annual service period of 12 months and is a non-tenured position not eligible for promotion. The Di Stilio lab at University of Washington investigates the evolution of plant development, with a focus on flowering pathway genes, and is looking for a highly motivated post doc to work on the functional characterization of LEAFY orthologs in the fern Ceratopteris richardii, while developing molecular tools for Evolutionary developmental biology studies in this species.
Postdoctoral scholars are represented by UAW 4121 and are subject to the collective bargaining agreement, unless agreed exclusion criteria apply. For more information, please visit the University of Washington Labor Relations website.
Keen observational skills and a love of plants, advanced molecular biology skills and experience with plant culture, microscopy and bioinformatics. Excellent writing and communication skills, proof of publication experience. Funding is available for two years (with possibility of extension) via the National Science Foundation (NSF) project
Internal Number: 74340
About University of Washington
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.