PhD Research Assistant Funded Position in Plant-Microbe Interaction at The Ohio State University, United States

PhD Research Assistant Funded Position in Plant-Microbe Interaction at The Ohio State University, United States

Contract type
Full Time
Closing date
28 Feb 2023
Location
Columbus, USA
Salary
$28,000.00 Commensurate with Experience

Position Description:
 
Conducts projects using a wide range of approaches in biochemistry, genetics, genomics, molecular biology, metabolomics, and cell biology; studies plant immunity against diverse pathogens and improvement of plant immunity and yield through beneficial microbes from phytobiome by using Arabidopsis and other plants, such as tomato; prepares manuscripts and writes reports; supervises and guides undergraduate in technique/skill training and conducting experiments.

Education requirement:

Master’s Degree in plant biology, Plant Pathology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Genetics. Experience Desired:

Knowledge and skills in plant immunity, microbial pathogenesis, beneficial microbes, plant-microbe interaction, genomics, phytobiome related study, and evidence of accomplishment in conducting scientific research. Techniques/skills in biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology, and cell biology. Ability to work both independently and in a team. Excellent English communication, reading, and writing skills. Requires successful completion of a criminal background check.

English proficiency: Test (TOEFL or IELTS) is required for non-native English- speaking international applicants. GRE is optional but not required.

Benefits: Professional training, tuition waiver, and full stipend. $28,000.00 Commensurate with Experience – Full Time

Applications:   Submit complete application in single one PDF including (1) cover letter,

(2) curriculum vitae, and (3) contact information of three references to Dr. Ye Xia ([email protected]). The deadline of a full consideration for the enrollment of Fall 2023 will be Feb 28th, 2023. Review of applications will begin right way and continue until a successful candidate is identified. Please review https://plantpath.osu.edu/gradapply for more details about the application process.

 

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