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[Maize] Postdoctoral position on nitrogen-fixation in maize

Jean-Michel Ané via maize%40net.bio.net (by jane from wisc.edu)
Tue Apr 29 18:33:18 EST 2014

A postdoctoral position is available in the department of Agronomy at
the University of Wisconsin – Madison.  A Ph.D. in Plant Molecular and
Cellular Biology, Molecular Microbiology, Plant Pathology, or related
fields is required. An experienced postdoctoral scientist is needed to
study interactions between nitrogen-fixing bacteria and cereals.  The
successful candidate will have co-authored one or more peer-reviewed
publications in reputable international journals in plant-microbe
interactions, and will be familiar with plant molecular and cellular
biology as well as microbial genetics. Candidates with prior
experience in maize are especially encouraged to apply. Excellent oral
and written communication skills in English, and the ability to work
well in a collaborative environment are essential.

Job Duties: The postdoctoral researcher will study and engineer
interactions between cereals and nitrogen-fixing bacteria. He/she will
use a wide range of genomic, molecular and cellular and phylogenetic
techniques to study and manipulate these associations. The
postdoctoral researchers will be involved in interdisciplinary
collaborations nationally and internationally.

This is a two-year position (with possible extension) starting
September 1, 2014.  Salary will be in the $40,000 – 42,000 range
depending on experience. This is a full-time position.

How to Apply: Please send a cover letter, a CV and at least 3
references by email to Jean-Michel Ané (jane from wisc.edu).

Application deadline: Applications will be accepted until a suitable
candidate is identified.

Jean-Michel Ané, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Agronomy
348 Moore Hall
University of Wisconsin Madison
1575 Linden Drive
Madison, WI 53706
Office: 608-262-6457
Fax: 608-262-5217

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