This is an NSF-funded postdoctoral position with Peter Tiffin in the Department of Plant and Microbial Biology. The work will use two-species (Medicago host plants and rhizobia symbionts) coexpression networks, generated for approximately 20 Medicago species and two rhizobia species to investigate the genetics and evolution of symbiosis.
Approximate breakdown of duties: Data analyses and manuscript preparation (60%) Independent research (25%) Plant care, lab work, mentoring undergraduate students (15%)
Initial appointment will be for one year. Funding is available for up to three years.
Required Qualifications -Ph.D. in Plant and Microbial Biology or a related field equivalent to Microbial Biology
Preferred Qualifications -Research experience in evolutionary genetics, population genetics, and or symbiosis
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