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[Arabidopsis] Postdoc Position in Plant Genomics and Biochemistry

Xiaohan Yang via arab-gen%40net.bio.net (by atpgene from gmail.com)
Fri Oct 29 21:54:05 EST 2010


Postdoctoral Research Associate in Plant Genomics and Biochemistry
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Oak Ridge, TN
ORNL11-11-BSD

Project Description:
The selected candidate will join an international team of
investigators to develop new crops for biofuel production. The project
focuses on a deep understanding of molecular control of CAM
(Crassulacean Acid Metabolism) pathway to inform genetic improvement
of bioenergy crops for sustainable biofuel production. The research is
facilitated by a full range of state-of-the-art equipments/facilities
ranging from new modern greenhouse/growth chamber to Roche-454 and
Illumina HiSeq 2000 sequencing platforms, along with excellent
technical support.

Qualifications:
Ph.D. degree in biochemistry, molecular biology, plant physiology, or
related fields. Principal requirement: demonstrated expertise in at
least two of the four areas: CAM pathway, gene expression, protein
expression, and signal transduction. Previous experience working with
CAM plants such as Agave is desirable.  Preference will be given to
candidates with a relevant publication record. Excellent oral and
written communication skills and ability to work in a team are
required.
Applicants cannot have received the most recent degree more than five
years prior to the date of application and must complete all degree
requirements before starting their appointment.

Technical Questions:
Questions regarding the position can be directed to Xiaohan Yang at
yangx from ornl.gov.

How to Apply:
Qualified applicants must apply online at
https://www2.orau.gov/ORNL_POST/. All applicants will need to register
before they can begin the online application. For complete
instructions, on how to apply, please see the instructions at
http://www.orau.gov/orise/edu/ornl/ornl-pdpm/application.htm. When
applying for this position, reference the position title (Postdoctoral
Research Associate in Plant Genomics and Biochemistry) and number
(ORNL11-11-BSD).

This appointment is offered through the ORNL Postgraduate Research
Participation Program and is administered by the Oak Ridge Institute
for Science and Education (ORISE). The program is open to all
qualified U.S. and non-U.S. citizens without regard to race, color,
age, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, or
status as a Vietnam-era veteran or disabled veteran.

Thanks.

Xiaohan

Xiaohan Yang, Ph.D.
Research Scientist
Plant systems biology group
Biosciences Division
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
PO Box 2008 MS6422
Building 1062, Room 204
Oak Ridge TN 37831-6422
Phone: (865)-241-6895
E-mail: yangx from ornl.gov



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