Department of Plant Sciences, University of Geneva

Applications are invited for a postdoc position to study UV-B perception and signalling in in the liverwort Marchantia polymorpha (see www.ulm-lab.ch/). The successful candidate will be able to build on our recent unpublished work and develop an own research project studying UVR8-COP1-mediated signalling and responses using Marchantia polymorpha as a model system.

We are looking for a talented and creative new team member. The successful candidate has very recently received (<1 year) or is expecting to soon receive a PhD degree, has at least one major first-author publication, 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 substantial experience with molecular techniques is essential and with Marchantia polymorpha as a model system would be very beneficial. 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]).

To apply for this job please visit www.ulm-lab.ch.