Research Associate-Fixed Term
Michigan State University

East Lansing, Michigan

Posted in Education and Training

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Job Info

Job no: 805349
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Natural Science
Department: Plant Biology Cns 10032114
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: 50637.00
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Research/Scientific, Fixed Term Academic Staff, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union
Position Summary

About 71% of the Earth surface is water, and aquatic environments are strongly enriched in blue light and deprived of red light. How photosynthetic organisms living in freshwater or marine environments harness light quality and quantity information is an open question. This project will involve the in vivo analysis of photoreceptor abundances, interactions and transcriptional activity, making use of the extensive molecular tool box developed by the Farre lab. This is a collaborative project with biophysicists and mathematical modelers and will provide broad exposure to different disciplines. The Farré lab provides a robust training environment for postdoctoral associates seeking careers in academia and industry and applicants interested in a dynamic, positive research experience are especially encouraged to apply.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Biochemistry, molecular biology or related

Minimum Requirements

Competitive candidates will be broadly trained in plant biochemistry, physiology, molecular biology and genetics. Strong molecular biology skills, experience with gene editing and protein biochemistry are desired. A publication record showing productivity and research leadership is preferred. Demonstrated critical assessment skills is essential. Ability to communicate and demonstrate in-depth knowledge on subject matter is required. Strong inter-personal and team work skills required.

Required Application Materials

You must apply for the position via the MSU Human Resources site (, it is posted under position #805349. Please submit a CV, a 1-page statement of research experience and interest, and a list of three references with contact information. For more information about the position, contact Dr. Farre at farre "at" msu dot edu.

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MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised: Aug 22, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Aug 22, 2024 Eastern Daylight Time

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