Website Umeå Plant Science Centre, Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

2-year postdoctoral fellowship (KEMPE stipend) is available in the group of Dr. Petra Marhava at the Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences) which is part of Umeå Plant Science Centre (UPSC). The aim of the project is to dissect the molecular mechanisms involved in cellular processes upon temperature stress, focusing on the root of the model organism Arabidopsis thaliana. The project will combine state-of-the-art approaches, e.g. various microscopy techniques, molecular and cell biology, biochemistry.

 We are looking for a highly motivated plant biologist with excellent skills in confocal microscopy. The candidate must be capable of independent planning, execution and evaluation of experiments or theoretical work. As a person you are enthusiastic and responsible and have excellent collaborative skills. The candidate should be familiar with Arabidopsis thaliana root and have a good knowledge of English. The expected starting date is in May-June 2023, or after agreement.

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