Michigan State University Research Associate-Fixed Term in East Lansing, Michigan
Research Associate-Fixed Term
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Work type:Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College:College Of Natural Science
Department:Plant Research Laboratory Nat Science 10032674
Sub Area:FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary:Salary Commensurate with Experience
Categories:Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Research/Scientific, Non-Union
There is postdoctoral position available in the Walker Lab at the MSU-DOE Plant Research Laboratory at Michigan State University. This postdoc is part of ongoing efforts to discover the critical role of photorespiration in plant energy use and central metabolism. This position will focus specifically on how photorespiration impacts, regulates and is regulated by upstream energy-harvesting processes including linear and cyclic electron flux. The ideal candidate should have experience using spectroscopy to probe the biophysics of photosynthesis and be willing to use biochemical approaches to probe enzyme regulation. The positions are available immediately and for one year from date of hire with the possibility of extension.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.
Doctorate -Biochemistry, chemistry, or a related field
Experience in spectroscopy, biophysics and plant gas exchange.
Biochemical approaches to probe enzyme regulation and post-translational modification, coding in python or R
Required Application Materials
Interested applicants should send aCurriculum Vitaewith a description of scientific interests, career goals and the names of at least 2 referees.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled. For additional questions please contact Dr. Berkley Walker (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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Advertised:Dec 8, 2020Eastern Standard Time