The Purugganan lab at NYU Biology has an opening for a Postdoctoral Associate to work on evolutionary genomics and functional genetics of rice.
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 genetic 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 be 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 start dates are flexible.
Salary Range: min. $60,000
A Ph.D. in plant biology, evolutionary biology, and/or genomics.
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