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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Natural Science
Department: Plant Research Laboratory Nat Science 10032674
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Research/Scientific, Fixed Term Academic Staff, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union

Position Summary

Activities will include

  1. Study the effect of jasmonic acid (JA) and JA antagonists on isoprene emission rate and isoprene synthase
  2. Study the effect of isoprene on the JA signaling pathway
  3. Study the effects of isoprene on pathogen attacks

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate -plant or bacterial related discipline

Minimum Requirements

Minimum requirements

  • PhD in plant or bacterial related discipline
  • Record of publication in peer-reviewed journals
  • Familiarity with standard molecular biology techniques
  • Familiarity with data management and laboratory management and safety

Desired Qualifications

Desired skills

  • Experience in biochemistry, especially plant biochemistry
  • Experience in handling gas samples for analysis of isoprene
  • Bioinformatics skills

Required Application Materials

Please submit (1) a cover letter describing your interest in the work and your skills relevant to the project, (2) a current curriculum vitae, (3) contact information for three references.

Together-we-will Statement

The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: https://msu.edu/together-we-will/

Special Instructions

Please submit (1) a cover letter describing your interest in the work and your skills relevant to the project, (2) a current curriculum vitae, (3) contact information for three references.

Review of Applications Begins On

07/11/2022

Website

https://prl.natsci.msu.edu/

MSU Statement

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