• Ph.D. in biology, botany, genetics, genomics, or a relevant related field.
• Solid understanding of general plant biology, preferably also plant developmental biology.
• Experience in transgenic work in Arabidopsis or other model plants a plus.
• Experience in computational analysis of sequence data.
• Experience with molecular biology techniques, such as DNA/RNA extraction and analysis methods.
• Strong interest in genomic and functional genomic questions and in the use of computational strategies to derive biological insights from sequence data
• Demonstrated scientific productivity through publications in relevant peer-reviewed journals.
• Effective oral and written communication skills to present findings at group meetings and conferences and publish results
The U.S. Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute (DOE JGI), supported by DOE's Office of Science, is committed to advancing genomics in support of DOE missions related to clean energy generation and environmental characterization and cleanup. DOE JGI, headquartered in Walnut Creek, Calif., provides integrated high-throughput sequencing and computational analysis that enable systems-based scientific approaches to these challenges. Detailed information about the Joint Genome Institute program can be found at: http://www.jgi.doe.gov
This is a two-year term appointment with the possibility of renewal contingent upon continued funding and satisfactory performance. Work will be performed at the DOE Joint Genome Institute in Walnut Creek, CA.
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