A full-time postdoctoral position in plant cell developmental biology is available in the Waksman Institute of Microbiology at Rutgers University. The successful candidate will investigate signaling pathways and cellular processes that are involved in polarity establishment and stem cell specification during stomatal asymmetric cell division in Arabidopsis. Applicants should have a PhD degree in plant genetics, cell/molecular biology, or a related discipline. Expertise in advanced microscopy imaging and data analysis is highly desired. Familiarity with biochemical kinase assays and proteomic approaches to identify new protein components will be favorably considered. The successful candidate must be highly self-motivated and well-organized, have excellent interpersonal communication skills and the ability to work both independently and collaboratively with colleagues.
The position is open immediately until a suitable candidate is identified. Please email your cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names/addresses of three references to Dr. Juan Dong (firstname.lastname@example.org), the Waksman Institute of Microbiology, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854. Rutgers University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national research university and the state of New Jersey’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. The Waksman Institute focuses on fundamental questions in microbial, animal, and plant research, and it continues to engage in extensive technology transfer to push the frontiers of scientific discovery. Core Facilities provide scientists with access to state-of-the-art instrumentation and technology with which to expand and attain their research endeavors.
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Rutgers University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.