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Post-doctoral position - Barley Stamen Development

Post-doctoral position - Barley Stamen Development

MPI Cologne, Germany

 

The Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research (MPIPZ) invites applications for a Postdoctoral position in Barley Stamen Development (m/f).

The successful applicant will work in the Acosta Group to study the process of stamen maturation in barley from March 1, 2017. S/he will identify genes controlling this process from an extensive male sterile mutant collection, which will be characterized via high-throughput sequencing, histology and functional genetics. Additionally, s/he will study the potential role of plant hormones (e.g. auxin, jasmonate) in barley stamen development.

Your profile

Applicants should have a PhD with emphasis in Genetics and preferentially experience in at least one of the following: Plant Development, Plant Molecular Biology, Plant Physiology or Cereal Genetics. Knowledge of bioinformatics for next generation sequence analysis is a plus. It is essential that candidates are able to work independently, collaborate within an international environment towards a common goal, communicate effectively and think creatively.

Our offer

This is a post-doctoral position for an initial period of 1 year with a 2-year extension conditioned to performance. Remuneration will be according to qualifications and experience and the appointment will be made on the German TVöD scale with benefits in accordance with the German Civil Service. The MPIPZ provides excellent scientific support and state-of-the-art equipment and facilities. The working language is English. The position is open until filled.

 

More information to be found here

Location: 
Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Köln, DE
Deadline: 
Until filled

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