Department of Plant Sciences, University of Geneva

Applications are invited for a position at PhD student or postdoctoral level to study UV-B

perception, signalling, and responses in plants (see The successful candidate will be able to develop a research project studying UVR8-mediated signaling and transcriptional responses using Arabidopsis thaliana and/or Marchantia polymorpha as model system(s).

We are looking for a talented and creative new team member. The successful candidate is highly motivated, has a strong interest in plant signal transduction, and demonstrated expertise in molecular biology, molecular genetics, biochemistry, imaging techniques, or related. Previous experience with molecular techniques is essential. Candidates at the postdoctoral level have very recently received (<1 year) or expect to soon receive a PhD degree, and have at least one major first author publication. Good communication skills and fluency in spoken and written English are required.

If you are interested in joining our team to make key discoveries in how plants perceive, signal and respond to UV-B, please send your application documents (incl. a letter of motivation explaining your interest in, and qualification for the position, your C.V., copies of your degrees, and names of 2-3 references) as a single .pdf file to Roman Ulm ([email protected]).

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