Friday, 8 February 2013

Postdoctrol Position

Position  Postdoctoral Molecular Plant Pathologist

Institute The James Hutton Institute, Invergowrie, Dundee, DD2 5DA, Scotland, UK

Academic requirements
Applicants must have a PhD in a relevant subject, such as molecular plant pathology or fungal molecular biology.
 
Skills required
Essential:
  • Applicants must show evidence of potential ability to produce good refereed journal papers.
  • Ability to plan experiments, and to carry through plans.
  • Good writing and communication skills in relation to scientific and non-scientific audiences.
Desirable:
  • Good interpersonal skills.
Experience required
Essential:
  • Understanding of molecular plant-pathogen interactions and the role of pathogen effectors in the development of infection.
  • Experience in working aseptically.
  • Experience in fungal transformation.
Desirable:
  • Experience in generation and characterisation of knock-out fungal transformants, including pathogenicity testing.
  • Experience in bioinformatics.

*Appointment of this post will be made under the terms of the James Hutton Institute Post-Doctoral Training Scheme and is available for 3 years

Further particulars and updates are available from www.hutton.ac.uk/careers.

Closing date Friday 8 March 2013.

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