Plant/Algal Cell Biology; Post-doctoral Researcher
Applications are invited for a full-time post-doctoral research associate in plant cell biology research at Skidmore College in the laboratory of David Domozych. A grant from the National Science Foundation will support research on the cell biology of zygnematophycean green algae, cell wall biosynthesis and plant evolution, and will also provide opportunities to gain experience for a career at a primarily undergraduate institution (PUI) through teaching opportunities and mentorship. Skidmore College is a PUI with outstanding facilities for life science research and teaching located in Saratoga Springs, NY. The initial appointment is for one year with the opportunity of renewal for two additional years.
To apply for the position, please complete the online application along with a current CV, letter of interest, and two letters of support (one of which is from the primary doctoral mentor). Screening of applications will begin on October 15th, 2021.
- PhD in plant/algal cell biology or plant biology
- Significant experience with confocal laser scanning microscopy, electron microscopy, ultramicrotomy, immunolabeling and cell culture
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Solid background in molecular biology and tomography
- Experience collaborating with domestic and international laboratories
Required documents needed to apply:
- On-line application
- Cover Letter
- Two Letters of Support
Apply at: http://jobs.skidmore.edu
Pay Range: Commensurate with experience
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