Three PostDoc Positions in Root Phenomics

Three PostDoc Positions in Root Phenomics

  • Tucson, United States
Three PostDoc Positions in Root Phenomics
Job description

Postdoctoral Research Associate positions are available in the Computational Plant Science Lab of Dr. Alexander Bucksch in the School  of Plant Sciences. The research focus of the computational plant science lab is root phenomics. Therefore, successful applicants will develop computational phenotyping tools to discover and investigate unknown  phenotypes, investigate their function within agricultural settings,  particularly addressing drought and heat environments.

The ideal candidate has a clear vision of their own path and is  willing to work in one or more of the root  phenotyping projects in the lab. It is also expected that the candidate is part of the mentoring  team for undergraduate and graduate students in the lab.

Salary: $60,000+ per year depending on expierience

The optional possibility to build a teaching record is given to the successful applicant.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, vision, and life  insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition  reduction for the employee and qualified family members; access to UA  recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Desired skills and experience

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in plant biology, computer science, engineering, or other disciplines relevant to plant phenotyping by time of hire.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A cross-trained PhD between technical and life science disciplines  relevant to plant phenotyping. For example, degrees in electronics and  plant breeding, computer science and biology, or any other  technical/life science combinations.
About the employer

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive  climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives  is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex  problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As a  Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with  diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a  workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide  equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without  regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability,  veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic  information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni  of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and  others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative  aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty  engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

Areas of Research
  • Bioinformatic Programming
  • Computer Science
  • Agricultural Science
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