Mississippi State University
Apply now Job no: 503665 Position type: Full-Time 12-Month Department: 031100 – Biological Sciences Location: Main Campus – Starkville, MS Categories: Professional Position Open Date: Feb 11 2022
Study the plant physiological alterations caused by viroids. Specifically, design and conduct research, collect and analyze data, manuscript preparation, train graduate, undergraduate, and sometimes visiting high school students.
Salary Grade: UC
For salary grade UC, these positions are “Unclassified” and salary ranges are determined by the hiring department.
Area of Specialization:
Plant Molecular Biology/Plant Physiology
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The successful candidate is expected to design and conduct research, collect and analyze data, train graduate/ undergraduate/ visiting high school students, as well as manuscript preparation. The main research topic is on elucidating plant-viroid interactions. In this project, the successful candidate will explore viroid RNA structure-based replication and its consequences in influencing the plant gene regulatory network.
1) Ph.D. in plant biology-related disciplines 2) Record of scholarly publication
1) The successful candidate should master essential experimental skills for molecular biology in studying plant materials. 2) The successful candidate should also have good communication skills for teamwork. 3) The basic bioinformatic skillsets are highly preferred.
Instructions for Applying:
Link to apply: https:// explore.msujobs.msstate.edu/
Apply online. Applications should include a CV, a statement of research interests and contact information for three references.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
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Advertised: Feb 11 2022 Central Standard Time