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Post Date: 11/01/2018
Close Date: 11/30/2018
North Dakota State University

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$30,000 - $49,999

Fargo, ND

Job Description:
The Department of Plant Sciences, NDSU is seeking a postdoctoral research scientist to participate in an oat breeding and genomic project to characterize new sources of crown rust resistance to be deployed in cultivar development and to incorporate new sources of improved grain quality into breeding lines. The incumbent will participate in evaluation of disease resistance and grain quality.
Please submit names and addresses, including phone and Email address, of three CURRENT references from most recent positions held.
Screening will begin 11/30/18
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North Dakota State University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.

Minimum Requirements:
•Ph.D. in plant cytogenetics/genomics or closely related discipline
•Research experience in molecular cytogenetics and chromosome engineering, especially FISH and GISH
•Research experience in molecular marker (SSR, SNP, STS, and CAPS) analysis and chromosome mapping
•Knowledge of genomics and plant breeding
•Strong written and verbal communication skills and able to work with others in a multicultural environment
•Familiarity with SAS
Preferred Requirements:
•Hands-on experience in plant molecular cytogenetic research, including FISH/GISH and microscopy
•Experience in plant mapping population development, phenotyping, and genotyping using high-throughput technologies
•Ability to adapt AGROBASE to data management

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