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Post-doctoral position-Active compounds from symbiotic bacteria of nematodes

  • 15 Jul 2014 6:38 PM
    Message # 3046119

    One postdoctoral research position is available to conduct research in the laboratory of Dr. Patricia Stock in the Department of Entomology at the University of Arizona. The project deals with the study of active compounds from symbiotic bacteria of entomopathogenic nematodes, as a bio-rational control strategy of agricultural insect pests and plant-pathogens.

    Qualifications: Applicants should be US citizen or permanent resident, have a PhD in entomology, microbiology, biochemistry or a related area. In particular, candidates should have research experience with insect physiology, bacteria secondary metabolites, metabolomics, bioinformatics. Applicants should have no more than two previous years of postdoctoral experience at the time application is made.

    Funding: Postdoctoral Excellence in Research and Teaching (PERT) Program at the University of Arizona offers up to three years of support to outstanding candidates seeking advanced research training, teacher training and student mentorship in preparation for the demands of an academic career. For more information about PERT please visit: http://cis.arl.arizona.edu/PERT/about.htm

    Application process:

    Applicants should contact Dr. Stock first to develop a research proposal aligned with the   project goals as stated above. Contact Dr. Stock at: spstock@email.arizona.edu

    Applicants must include the following information: 1) a statement of research experience, interests and career goals, 2) curriculum vitae including complete publication list, 3) names, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers for three references.

    Dr. Stock will accept applications until August 15th. Once the successful candidate is selected he/she must apply electronically through the University of Arizona Career Track web site at https://www.uacareertrack.com. Applications  for PERT will be accepted until September 2, 2014. The job number is 55765.

    As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, the University of Arizona recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.


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