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Department: 110801 - Plant & Microbial Biology
Location: Raleigh, NC
Essential Job Duties:
This position will characterize the role of vacuole fusion in stomata function. The postdoc will work closely with engineers to test computational models of vacuole fusion. Experiments to be conducted include imaging plant stomata, molecular cloning, plant transformation, genetic analyses, quantitative fluorescence microscopy and protein biochemistry. Responsibilities include mentoring undergraduate and high school students and participating in outreach activities at museums and schools. The postdoc will meet frequently with Dr. Marcela Rojas-Pierce to discuss best practices in grant writing, manuscript preparation, and mentoring.
Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate (e.g., M.D., D.V.M., Sc.D.) in appropriate field awarded no more than five (5) years from initial date of postdoctoral appointment.
PhD in Plant Biology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, or a related discipline.
Experience in confocal microscopy, molecular cloning, plant genetics, plant transformation and protein biochemistry. Documented record of productivity including publications in related areas.
Excellent communication skills and the ability to work in collaborative projects are strongly encouraged to apply.
Required license or certification:
Position Number: 00107726
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