The Lowry Lab at Michigan State University is searching for a postdoctoral research associate to conduct analyses of multiple existing genomic data sets (Genome assembly, ATAC-seq, RNA-seq) that have been recently produced in the yellow monkeyflower Mimulus guttatus. The position will also include opportunities to develop new research directions related to currently funded research on the evolution of oceanic salt spray tolerance in M. guttatus. Join our community of over 200 plant science faculty, embracing collaborative and interdisciplinary approaches to foundational and applied research. MSU will extend its plant science leadership through a five-year recruiting initiative, bringing together new talent and current MSU experts around key research priorities. Learn more about the MSU Plant Science Excellence Initiative and join the mailing list to receive alerts about open positions.
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Doctorate -Biological Sciences
PhD in the field of the Biological Sciences. Greater than five years of experience working with plants.
Ability to analyze various types of genomic data sets, including ATAC-seq, RNA-seq, Whole Genome Assembly, and Population Genomics. Prior experience working with Mimulus guttatus. Experience conducting molecular biology research.
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