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Postdoc position in plant microbe interactions at DOE-JGI

Posting this email I received from Ester Singer:


Exciting and unique postdoctoral opportunity at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in Plant Microbiome Research

Project features:

  • Develop a state-of-the-art growth chamber(“EcoPod”) to study plant-microbiome-ecosystem dynamics under conditions relevant to the real world: https://sites.google.com/lbl.gov/ecopods/
  • Work with a multi-disciplinary team ofengineers, plant biologists, microbial ecologists and soil scientists at a national lab
  • Conduct drought experiments with Panicum grasses
  • Generate and analyze multi-faceted datasets, including genomic, transcriptomic, metabolomic and geochemical data

Required qualifications:

  • Highly motivated and independently working candidates with interest in plant microbiome research
  • Background in molecular biology, microbiology, bioinformatics and/or plant biology
  • Experience in generating and analyzing ‘meta-omics’ data, working in symbiotic systems, and plant maintenance is of advantage
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work in a team are essential

Target start date: August 1, 2018

If interested, please send a detailed CV to Esther Singer: esinger@lbl.gov

Official posting:https://lbl.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=85121


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