The Trail laboratory has two Research Associate positions available.
Responsibilities will include the analysis of RNA-seq data across growth stages of fungal species, comparative analysis of gene expression, and functional analysis of genes using knockout technologies. Timely interpretation, presentation and publication of data is expected.
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Doctorate -Microbiology, Genetics or Related
Experience with filamentous fungi is essential. PhD in Microbiology, Genetics or related field completed within the last 2 years.
Competitive candidates will have training in bioinformatics and/or molecular biology of filamentous fungi. A strong work ethic with excellent interpersonal skills, strong quantitative, written, verbal communication skills, and a publication record commensurate with time since degree completion are preferred. For one of the two positions experience with growth and manipulation of Epichloe or closely related species is highly desirable.
Required Application Materials
Please submit a CV, including interests and experience, and names, addresses, phone numbers and email of three references.
For more information about the positions, contact Professor Frances Trail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Review of applications will begin on July 12, 2021 and will continue until two positions are filled. The positions are available for one year with possible renewal up to three years, contingent upon satisfactory performance and available funding. Desired start date is as soon as possible for individuals through September 2022.
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