The Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences invites applications from outstanding candidates for a fixed term Research Associate position in the area of plant microbiome research, mycology and microbiology.
Responsibilities will include: Conducting field work at the Kellogg Biological Station and/or greenhouse work with plant- or soil- associated microbiomes (fungi and bacteria). Culturing and preservation of fungi, bacteria and oomycetes. Presenting research at professional meetings. Bioinformatic and statistical analyses of field data and publication of research conducted. Mentoring of graduate and undergraduate students.
Exceptional candidates from all areas of Mycology, microbial ecology, and plant pathology will be considered.
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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
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MSU has a vibrant plant science community comprising of more than 150 faculty members conducting a wide range of plant research spanning the lab-to-field continuum in both natural and agricultural ecosystems. PSM is a multi-disciplinary department with faculty appointed in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR; http://www.canr.msu.edu/).
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