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Postdoctoral Position in Plant Molecular Genetics/Molecular Biology

Posted by: M. vincentz

Posted date: Oct-10-2019

Location: Campinas São Paulo State Brasil

Postdoctoral Position in Plant Molecular Genetics/Molecular Biology
Laboratory of Plant Genetics - Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Unicamp) - SP- Brasil

A postdoctoral position is immediately available in Michel Vincentz´s lab located at the Center of Molecular Biology and Genetic engineering (CBMEG) in the State University of Campinas (UNICAMP) (Lab. Of Plant Genetics : http://www.cbmeg.unicamp.br/node/26).
We seek a motivated candidate with a Ph.D. in plant molecular genetics / molecular biology. Experience in gene expression analysis, molecular biology techniques, Arabidopsis transformation, genomic analysis and computer skills are highly desirable. The applicant will integrate a group interested in understanding the interaction between energy-related signaling pathway and the circadian clock.
More precisely, the candidate will work in a project aiming to elucidate molecular mechanisms underlying the interplay between AtbZIP63 transcripton factor and the circadian clock to manage carbon resources necessary for growth and development (ref: Frank et al., 2018, doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2018.05.092). The candidate will have to participate in the lab routine (supplies acquisition, organization, lab meetings), help with grant writing and manuscripts preparations, present the results of his project in Scientific Meetings. The PD will be paid with a FAPESP grant (R$ 7,373,.10 ~ 1,800.00 US$ /monthly) and the position is initially available for two years, being possible to submit an application for an additional one year.
Please send your application (CV plus three refence letters) to
Michel Vincentz � mgavince(at)gmail.com, untill the 15th of November 2019
LAGEP -CBMEG � Unicamp
SP, Brasil
Job Title Postdoctoral Position in Plant Molecular Genetics/Molecular Biology
Post Details
Email mgavince(at)gmail.com
Employer's Website http://
Job Discipline Job Discipline -> Genetics
Job Classification Job Classification -> Postdoctoral Researcher
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Location Campinas São Paulo State Brasil
Key Words postdoc, energy managment, bZIP63, Snrk1, circadian clock, starch
Start Date December 2019 or January 2020
Salary 1,800.00 US $
Deadline Nov-15-2019