Postdoc: Evolutionary developmental genetics of inflorescence architecture in Dogwoods

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We are looking for a scientist who is interested in evolutionary developmental genetics of plant morphology. The position is available at the North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA and funded by the National Science Foundation for 2-4 years. It is open until it is filled.

A PhD in plant genetics, evolutionary development or molecular systematics is required, ideally with experience in working with flowering plants in the interface of the three areas. Experimental skills in plant genetic transformation, RNA in-situ hybridization, RT-PCR or qRT-PCR, and phylogenetics are desired. Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and the interest in joining a multidisciplinary team are expected. The postdoc will be working with a team of three faculty members in the Department of Plant Biology and Department of Genetics at NCSU.

The salary is $32,000-35,000 depending on experiences. Women and applicants in minority categories are encouraged to apply. Please send application by e-mail attachment to jenny_xiang@ncsu.edu including a letter outlining your suitability for the position, a detailed CV, and contact details of 3 referees. [Posted 21 September 2010]

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