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Position Summary: The post-doctoral research associate will continue to work on the host-resistance against viral pathogens in vegetable crops. The incumbent will utilize state-of-the-art technologies but not limited to genomics, computational biology, greenhouse and field-based phenotyping, gene mapping, and GWAS. The candidate will work on pathosystems that will include snap bean and cucurbits-whitefly-transmitted virus complex.
The candidate should have working experience with genomes and transcriptomes, and will handle “big data”. The incumbent will take a leadership role in data collection, data analysis, and compiling manuscripts for publication in appropriate journals. The successful candidate will work closely with different key industry stakeholders, and could be involved in supervising undergraduate. The incumbent will present results at local and national conferences.
- The candidate should have a PhD in plant pathology or plant breeding with emphasis on disease resistance.
- The candidate should have a working understanding and experience with host and pathogen genomes.
- Utilize state-of-the-art technologies but not limited to genomics, computational biology, greenhouse and field-based phenotyping, gene mapping, and GWAS
- Work closely with different key industry stakeholders, and be involved in training undergraduate and graduate students, keeping records related to research projects, synthesizing data, presenting results at local and national conferences and preparing scientific manuscripts for publications.
- Work on pathosystems that will include snap bean and cucurbits-whitefly-transmitted virus complex.
The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (email@example.com ).
To apply: Interested candidates should provide a CV, three professional references to Dr. Bhabesh Dutta (firstname.lastname@example.org ) and may contact directly to Dutta with any questions regarding the position. Advertised Salary: $50,000/year