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Position: Postdoctoral Research Associate
Institution: Indiana University
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Duties: This project will focus on the development of decoy substrates for proteases secreted by Fusarium graminearum, causal agent of Fusarium Head Blight (FHB). Cleavage of decoy substrates by Fusarium proteases will activate endogenous immune responses, thereby conferring enhanced resistance
Requirements: By the start of appointment, a Ph.D. in molecular biology/genetics is required, preferably with experience in plant molecular biology
   
Text: Skip to Main Content Academic Careers at IU Toggle navigation Home Search Jobs Log In /Create Account Help Campus Postdoctoral Research Associate Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University’s Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, containing policy statements, crime and fire statistics for all Indiana University campuses, is available online . You may also request a physical copy by emailing IU Public Safety at iups@iu.edu Beginning with the fall 2021 semester, all Indiana University students, faculty, and staff will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of enrollment / employment. To learn more about this requirement, view our COVID-19 vaccine information page. Bookmark this Posting | Print Preview | Apply for this Job Posting Details Position Details Title Postdoctoral Research Associate Appointment Status Non-Tenure Track Department IU Bloomington Biology Position Summary POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE POSITION AVAILABLE TO ENGINEER RESISTANCE TO FUNGAL DISEASES IN WHEAT A Postdoctoral Research Associate position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Roger Innes in the Department of Biology at Indiana University Bloomington to develop disease-resistant wheat using genome editing approaches. This project is funded by USDA - NIFA and builds on our successful decoy engineering platform as described in publications in Science and Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions . In brief, this project will focus on the development of decoy substrates for proteases secreted by Fusarium graminearum , causal agent of Fusarium Head Blight ( FHB ). Cleavage of decoy substrates by Fusarium proteases will activate endogenous immune responses, thereby conferring enhanced resistance. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Visa Sponsorship is available for this position. Basic Qualifications By the start of appointment, a Ph.D. in molecular biology/genetics is required, preferably with experience in plant molecular biology. Information about the Innes lab can be found at https://biology.indiana.edu/about/faculty/innes-roger.html . Good communication skills and working as part of a dynamic research team are expected. Salary is commensurate with experience and include full benefits (health insurance, retirement, etc.). Best consideration date is November 15, 2022. Expected start date is January 1, 2023, although the position will remain open until filled. Please submit a cover letter describing previous experience and future plans, a complete curriculum vitae, copies of publications, and the names of at least three references (including Email addresses and phone numbers) to http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/14045 . Department Contact for Questions For questions about the position, please contact Roger Innes ( rinnes@indiana.edu ). Additional Qualifications Salary and Rank Special Instructions For Best Consideration Date 11/15/2022 Expected Start Date 01/01/2023 OAA # IU-100112-2022 Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). Applicant Documents Required Documents Curriculum Vitae Letter of Application Letter of Reference 2 Letter of Reference 3 Publication 1 Letter of Reference 1 Optional Documents Publication 2 Publication 3 Publication 4 Publication 5 Publication 6 Copyright © 2022 The Trustees of Indiana University ")); To ensure the security of your data, you will be logged out due to inactivity in 3 minutes at . Any data not saved will be lost. Click 'OK' to keep your session active.
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