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Postdoctoral Fellow, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology  « Position Deleted on 3/20/2013 »

Institution: University of Nevada, Reno
Location: Reno, NV
Category:
  • Admin - Laboratory and Research
  • Faculty - Science - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Posted: 12/24/2012
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
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University of Nevada, Reno

Postdoctoral Fellow, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

The University of Nevada, Reno is requesting applications for four (3) Postdoctoral Fellow positions in the laboratory of Dr. John Cushman in the Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Nevada, Reno. The successful candidates will perform research in genomics and biochemistry of Crassulacean acid metabolism (CAM). Our objectives are to define the genetic basis of CAM using 'omics technologies, characterize the regulation of various CAM modules using network modeling, deploy these modules to C3 species, and analyze their effect on biomass production and water use efficiency in target species.

Required Qualifications
Candidates should have a Ph.D. in a molecular life science field and a solid background in molecular biology, biochemistry, and/or functional genomics.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience with genomics, molecular cloning and gene expression, and metabolomics in plants is an asset but not required.

Department
Biochemistry-Ag

Department Web Address
N/A

Full Time Equivalent
1

Position Type
PostDoc

List Rank/Range(s)
PD

Tenure Track
Non Tenure Track

Contact Information for this Position:
Ronald Robards
Search Coordinator
University of Nevada, Reno
Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
1664 N. virginia St. MS-0330
Reno, NV 89557
775-784-6031 Fax: 775-784-1419
eamil: robards@unr.edu

Special Instructions to Applicants
Please attach a resume/CV, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references.

Job Open Date
08/16/2012

Job Close Date
N/A

Open Until Filled
Yes

Search Number
71128

Note to All Applicants
A background check may be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member's first day of employment.

The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation. The University of Nevada, Reno employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

Applications must be submitted online at: https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/11234

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The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation. The University of Nevada employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.