12 Waverly Place - NYU Center for Genomics and Systems Biology
The Purugganan Laboratory has an opening for postdoctoral associate to work on evolutionary genomics and functional genetics of rice at New York University. The research projects focus on population genomics of the evolution and spread of rice, and identifying genes associated with environmental adaptation in this crop species. Candidates should have a Ph.D. with good bioinformatic and/or population genomic analyses skills (for the evolutionary genomics projects) and/or molecular genetic skills (for the stress and epigenomic projects). Candidates should have a strong record of research productivity, and able to work semi- independently.
The position is based in the NYU Center for Genomics and Systems Biology, in downtown Manhattan and will be part of a thriving research community that includes colleagues working on a broad range of topics. The pay is competitive, and starting dates are flexible.
A Ph.D. in plant biology, evolutionary biology and/or genomics.
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