The Bourns College of Engineering, Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering is seeking an Associate Specialist who will contribute to the research in Professor Yanran Li's Laboratory and work within the scope of an interdisciplinary project "Reprogramming Plant Perception for Novel Plant Natural Products Discovery".
The Associate Specialist will be responsible for engineering plant immune receptors with altered perception, implementation the chimeric immune receptors into plant, and investigation on the altered phenotype in the engineered plants using omics technology. A strong background in plant molecular biology and synthetic biology, particularly with plant signaling characterization, plant genetic engineering, functional genomics is required.
Associate Specialist, Step rank should possess a master's degree (or equivalent degree) or five to ten years of experience demonstrating expertise in the relevant specialization.
Associate Specialists are normally expected to have a record of academic accomplishments, including contributions to published or in press research in the field and a demonstrated record of University and/or public service.
To Apply: Interested individuals are required to submit a cover letter, your most recently updated curriculum vitae, three letters of references, a Statement or Research, and a Contribution to Diversity Statement to the AP recruit website at https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01343 .
For more information about the Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, please visit https://www.cee.ucr.edu/ .
For more information about the College of Engineering, please visit www.engr.ucr.edu .
UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.
Advancement through the specialist ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: JPF01343
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