The Strawberry Molecular Genetics and Genomics Laboratory at the Gulf Coast Research and Education Center (GCREC), Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida, is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral research associate to conduct genomics and bioinformatics research. This position will provide ample opportunity for the motivated scientist to conduct productive research and publish high quality manuscripts.
The University of Florida (http://www.ufl.edu) is a Land-Grant and Sea-Grant institution, encompassing virtually all academic and professional disciplines, with an enrollment of more than 60,000 students. The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (http://ifas.ufl.edu) includes the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (http://cals.ufl.edu), the Florida Agricultural Experiment Station (http://research.ifas.ufl.edu), the Florida Cooperative Extension Service (http://extension.ifas.ufl.edu), the College of Veterinary Medicine (http://www.vetmed.ufl.edu), the Florida Sea Grant program (http://www.flseagrant.org/ ), and encompasses 17 on-campus academic departments and schools, 13 Research and Educational Centers (REC) located throughout the state, 6 Research sites/demonstration units administered by RECs or academic departments, and Florida Cooperative Extension Service offices in all 67 counties (counties operate and maintain).
The GCREC is home to 19 UF faculty and has been rated as one of the top workplaces in the Tampa Bay Area. The research center is located 25 minutes from downtown Tampa and 2 hours from the UF main campus in Gainesville, FL.