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[Arabidopsis] PostDoctoral Position Available

R. Keith Slotkin via arab-gen%40net.bio.net (by slotkin.2 from osu.edu)
Sat Oct 23 09:13:37 EST 2010

PostDoctoral Researcher Position Available
The Epigenetic Regulation of Transposable Elements
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH, USA

A post-doctoral researcher position is available at The Ohio State University in the Department of Molecular Genetics. The position will be part of a new plant molecular genetics laboratory studying the epigenetic regulation of transposable elements in Arabidopsis thaliana. The position will use fluorescence microscopy, molecular genetics and genome-wide approaches to explore the epigenetic regulation of the plant genome. For research details, please see:


The position will both conduct research with the goal of publication, as well as mentor and advise students in the laboratory. This is a basic science project, and the applicants should have a strong background in plant cellular and molecular biology. A Ph.D. in molecular biology or related field and previous work in plant biology is required.  Good oral and written skills and a strong publication record in refereed journals are also required, as well as a strong understanding of genetics and experience in greenhouse protocols.  Experience with fluorescent microscopy, epigenetic regulation, or transposable elements are desired.

Additional opportunities for teaching and professional development are available if desired. The position is located in a modern, well-equipped facility at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio and offers competitive salary and benefits with the opportunity for professional growth and advancement. The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate independence and creativity. Good oral and written skills and a strong publication record in refereed journals are required. We seek highly motivated researchers with demonstrated outstanding ability and accomplishment. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications.  

Please apply to R. Keith Slotkin (Slotkin.2 from osu.edu) and/or use the following link to apply to the above position:  http://jobs.osu.edu , using the requisition number 353809.   To build a diverse workforce Ohio State encourages applications from minorities, veterans, women and individuals with disabilities. Flexible work options available.  EEO/AA Employer

R. Keith Slotkin, Ph.D.

Slotkin.2 from OSU.edu

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