[Arabidopsis] post-doc position in Germany

Cynthia Gleason via arab-gen%40net.bio.net (by cgleaso from uni-goettingen.de)
Thu Jan 12 08:24:25 EST 2012

The Department of Molecular Biology and Physiology of Plants at the 
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen is looking to fill the position of a

Post-Doctoral Associate

within the lab of Dr. Cynthia Gleason. The position is full time with a 
limited contract of2 year(s) / to 2014. This position should be filled 
by 14.02.2012. Salary: Pay grade 13 TV-L.

*Your duties *

The selected candidate will conduct research in plant/root-knot nematode 
interactions at the new, the state of the art 
/Schwann/-/Schleiden/-/Research Center. /

The goal of the project is to further understand how plant parasitic 
nematodes are reprogramming themselves and their plant host 
(Arabidopsis) during successful infections using transcriptome 
sequencing and plant mutant analyzes.

*Your profile*

.The successful candidate will hold a recent a Ph.D. degree in plant 
biology or related field.

.have strong experimental skills, with working knowledge of molecular 
biology techniques such gene cloning and RNA isolation. Experience with 
gene expression analysis (qRT-PCR/RNA-seq) and bioinformatic methods is 

.is proficient in English.

.have a strong publication record in good scientific journals.

Please send your application with the usual documents either by email to Cynthia.Gleason from biologie.uni-goettingen.de or by post to Dr. Cynthia Gleason, Georg-August-University Göttingen,  Schwann-Schleiden-Forschungszentrum, Julia-Lermontowa-Weg 3D-37077 Göttingen, Germany, no later than 4 February 2012.


This post is designed to serve in fostering young researchers and 

The University of Göttingen is an equal opportunities employer and 
places particular emphasis on fostering career opportunities for women. 
Qualified women are therefore strongly encouraged to apply as they are 
underrepresented in this field. Disabled persons with equivalent 
aptitude will be favoured.

If you have any questions, please contact Cynthia Gleason (Phone: +49 551 39 177846, Cynthia.Gleason from biologie.uni-goettingen.de).

We request that you send us copies of your application documents, as no 
returns will be made. We will destroy the documents after a holding 
period of five months. Application documents will only be returned to 
you if you provide a self-addressed adequately stamped envelope.

Jr. Prof. Dr. Cynthia Gleason
Georg-August-Universitaet Goettingen
Julia-Lermontowa-Weg 3
D-37077 Goettingen

Phone:  +49 551 39-177846
Fax:    +49 551 39-7820
e-mail: cgleaso from gwdg.de

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