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[Maize] Research Associate (Post Doc) Opening

Pankaj Jaiswal (OSU) via maize%40net.bio.net (by jaiswalp from science.oregonstate.edu)
Wed Feb 25 14:16:01 EST 2009

Oregon State University
Research Associate (Post Doc)

To review the position description and apply, go to posting #0003896 at
http://oregonstate.edu/jobs.  When applying, you will be required to
electronically submit your application, a Letter of Intent, and a
Curriculum Vitae (including 3 references).  Closing date 03/16/09.

This is a full-time, (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term position working in
Dr. Pankaj Jaiswal's lab (http://www.science.oregonstate.edu/bpp/).
Research Associate (Post Doc), Department of Botany and Plant Pathology,
Oregon State University, to work on a cereal plant genome wide gene
expression analysis.  Full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term
position.  This position is required to develop a comprehensive gene
expression catalog of rice and other cereal plant genes in various the
plant development stages. The project includes histological studies,
whole genome transcriptome and proteome data generation and analysis.
Required qualifications include PhD in Plant Biology, Molecular Biology,
Genetics, Biochemistry, Biological Chemistry, Metabolomics, or related
field.  Worked previously on gene expression data generation and
analysis in their PhD studies or postdoctoral training.  Has
demonstrated expertise in studying plant development, anatomy,
histology, microarrays, gene expression, proteomics, genetics and
general understanding of plant biochemistry and gene regulation.
Incumbent must have a demonstrated ability for independent and critical
thinking, excellent communication skills in oral and written
presentations in English and ability to work in teams.
Preferred qualifications include a demonstrated commitment to promote
and enhance diversity; experience working in wet lab research
specializing in microarray, high throughput genome and whole genome
transcription and/or Digital gene expression using newer sequencing and
microarray technologies susch as those sequencing technologies developed
by Illumina, 454-LifeSciences, etc, ; and biochemical and/or regulatory
pathways, enzyme kinetics, gene regulation.  Experience with Linux and
Windows operating system, programming in Perl, Java, C++ and HTML editing.

Oregon State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity
Employer and has a policy of being responsive to dual-career needs.

Pankaj Jaiswal
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR, 97331-2902, USA

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