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Postdoc
Post Date: 04/30/2021
Close Date: 05/27/2021
Company:
North Dakota State University

Job Listing URL: (new browser window will open)
https://prd.hcm.ndus.edu/psp/recruit/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=2926316&PostingSeq=1

Salary:
$30,000 - $49,999

Location:
Fargo, ND

Job Description:
Position Summary:

The Department of Plant Sciences at North Dakota State University is seeking a postdoctoral research associate to work in the area of genomics and quantitative genetics of pulse crops. The successful candidate will take the lead on genotyping and phenotyping of a collection of germplasm, and building and testing of models for genetic mapping and prediction. In addition to internally developed datasets, the successful candidate will use publicly available datasets.

Minimum Qualifications:

PhD in quantitative genetics, genomics, plant breeding, or related field.
Proficiency in the statistical programming language R, Perl, Python, or other programming languages.
A demonstrated ability to publish original research in peer-reviewed journals is preferred.
Strong written and verbal communication skills and able to work with others in a multicultural environment.
Experience on setting up field experimental design and trait evaluation

Preferred Qualifications:

Hands-on experience in analyzing large datasets such as whole-genome resequencing and/or transcriptomic data.

Advertised salary: $47,000+

Application Materials Needed:

Applicants must submit: 1) a cover letter discussing how the stated qualifications are met; 2) a detailed curriculum vitae; 3) a list of publications; 4) contact information (i.e., names, phone numbers, institutional addresses, and email addresses) of three current references from the most recent positions held.

Screening Date:

Review of applications will begin on May 27, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.
No Smoking Notice:

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.

EO/AA Statement:

North Dakota State University is an Equal Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable.

Veteran’s Preference Notice:

This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran’s Preference requirements.

Requirements:
Minimum Qualifications:

PhD in quantitative genetics, genomics, plant breeding, or related field.
Proficiency in the statistical programming language R, Perl, Python, or other programming languages.
A demonstrated ability to publish original research in peer-reviewed journals is preferred.
Strong written and verbal communication skills and able to work with others in a multicultural environment.
Experience on setting up field experimental design and trait evaluation

Preferred Qualifications:

Hands-on experience in analyzing large datasets such as whole-genome resequencing and/or transcriptomic data.

Contact Information:
jobs@ndsu.edu
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