Postdoctoral Research Associate
Texas A&M AgriLife - Dallas, TX

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Hiring Unit

Dallas--Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center

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Pay Basis



Budgeted - with benefits

Position open to internal candidates only?




District (required for AgriLife Extension County Programs Positions only)

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Major/Essential Duties of Job

Systems biology experiments. Analysis of large data sets. Writing papers and grant proposals. Developing experimental systems. Training graduate students and technicians. Maintaining Plant materials

Occasional Duties

Other job related duties as assigned.

Required Education:
Ph.D. degree in Plant Sciences, Genetics, Molecular Biology or related field.

Preferred Education:
Required Experience:
Experience in laboratory research projects that center on drought/water stress, gene regulation and genome-wide systems biology.

Preferred Experience:
Experience with transcription factors, promoter-reporter gene analyses, large dataset analyses using software such as MapMan and Arraystar, hydroponics and other water related growth conditions, reporter gene activity imaging, oligo arrays, RNA-seq, in silico promoter analyses.

Required licenses, certifications, or registrations:
Preferred licenses, certifications, or registrations:
Required special knowledge, abilities, and skills:
Expertise in water stress, transcription factors, transcriptomics, metabolomics and system biology. Ability to establish effective working relationships.

Preferred special knowledge, abilities, and skills:
Demonstrated publication record in water stress, systems biology, hydroponics and promoter analyses. Ability to write papers and grant proposals.

Other requirements or other factors:
Initial appointment is for one year and is renewable depending on funding and satisfactory performance.

Documents associated with this posting

Cover Letter - required Other Documents C.V. - required List of References - required Transcript - optional

Comments to Applicants

Employment is contingent upon the agency's verification of credentials and/or other information required by agency procedures, including the completion of a criminal history check. Finalists may be required to furnish a copy of official transcript documenting degree conferred. Texas law requires all males 18-25 show proof of compliance with federal Selective Service law to be eligible for employment.

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Security-Sensitive Designation

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the agency's verification of credentials and/or other information required by agency procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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Equal Opportunity Employer

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