Michigan State University(MSU) Research Associate-Fixed Term in East Lansing, Michigan
h3Position Summary/h3 Responsibilities will include: using system genetics to study how plants (Arabidopsis, selected crops) detect, make sense of, and adapt to various nutrient (phosphorus, nitrogen and iron) signals. Skills in compiling, analyzing and summarizing results in preparation for writing reports, manuscripts and articles for publication and incorporating results into presentations is required. Duties will also include coordinating with graduate students as needed and overseeing undergraduate students who will be working on these projects.and#160; Position to be filled at earliest possible date. This is a fixed term position, with end date 12 months from date of hire. Renewal possible dependent upon continuation of funding. h3Equal Employment Opportunity Statement/h3 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. h3Required Degree/h3 Doctorate -Plant molecular physiology, biochemistry h3Minimum Requirements/h3 Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Plant molecular physiology, biochemistry, or computational biology -related field.and#160; The Ph.D. must be completed at the time of employment.and#160; h3Desired Qualifications/h3 Exceptional candidates from all areas of Plant molecular physiology, plant mineral nutrition, or computational biology-related field will be considered. h3Required Application Materials/h3 liCover letter specifying area of focus/li liResearch Statement/li liContact information for three professional references/li liCurriculum Vitaand#160;/li /ul h3Special Instructions/h3 Applicants must apply through the MSU online system, a href="http://careers.msu.edu/"http://careers.msu.edu//a, posting number XXXXXX. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. h3Review of Applications Begins On/h3 10/19/2020 h3Website/h3 psm.msu.edu h3Department Statement/h3 MSU has a vibrant plant science community comprising of more than 150 faculty members conducting a wide range of plant research spanning the lab-to-field continuum in both natural and agricultural ecosystems. PSM is a multi-disciplinary department with faculty appointed in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR; a href="http://www.canr.msu.edu/"http://www.canr.msu.edu//a). h3MSU Statement/h3 Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.