• Postdoctoral Fellow

    Job Locations US-OK-Ardmore
    Job ID
    2018-1531
    # of Openings
    1
    Classification
    Full-Time Temporary
    Field of Research
    Genomics, Molecualr Biology, Microbiology
    Education
    PhD in Biology, Chemistry, Plant Science, Microbiology, Molecular Biology or related field
  • Overview

    The Noble Research Institute, LLC is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow to perform research leading to the development of nitrogen-fixing bacterial endophytes of switchgrass, as part of the DOE-funded Center for Bioenergy Innovation.  Research will be conducted in the Functional Genomics group under the direction of Dr. Michael Udvardi.

     

    This temporary position is funded through a grant from the US Department of Energy's CBI program. Funding is anticipated to be renewed annually based upon performance and funding availability and is scheduled to end on or before September 30, 2022.

     

    Postdoctoral Fellow (Lab) Job Description

     

    EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

    Responsibilities

    The successful applicant will be responsible for designing and implementation of experiments in the laboratory and/or greenhouse. The primary duties and assignments will be to perform research related to the associative nitrogen fixation by bacterial endophytes of Switchgrass. Other duties of the position will include, but are not limited to, diligent and timely design and implementation of research activities, complete data analysis and interpretation, preparation of manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals and participation in the Institute’s professional development program.

    Qualifications

    A Ph.D. in Biology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology or a related field is required.  Experience in microbial molecular genetics, molecular biology, biochemistry and/or physiology is highly desirable. Knowledge of bacterial metabolism and/or plant-microbe interactions would be advantageous.  Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to work well as part of a team are essential.

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