Postdoctoral Research Scholar - DEPP

North Carolina State University

United States

February 21, 2022


Posting Details Posting Number PG190631PD

Position Number 00109067 Position Type Post Doc FLSA Exempt

Department ID 111801 - Entomology and Plant Pathology

Department 111801 - Entomology and Plant Pathology Job City & State Raleigh, NC

Position Information

Essential Job Duties

The Postdoctoral Research Scholar will develop and evaluate Y-linked genetic systems for genetic control of spotted wing Drosophila and New World screwworm. This will involve targeting Cas9 plus sgRNA gene constructs to unique sites on the Y chromosome. This will involve making gene constructs and transgenic fly strains carrying the genetic systems. The Postdoc will meet frequently with the supervisor to discuss best practices in grant writing, manuscript preparation, and mentoring.

Other Work/Responsibilities

Work Schedule Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm

Department Required Skills

  • Ph.D. in molecular biology, genetics, biochemistry, or related fields.
  • Ph.D. with less than five years postdoctoral experience essential.
  • Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education

  • Experience in genetics and molecular biology is desired. Previous experience in Drosophila genetics is preferred.
  • Ph.D. awarded within 5 years or less.
  • Required License or Certification


    Valid NC Driver's License required? No Commercial Driver's License Required? No

    Recruitment Anticipated Hiring Range Commensurate with Experience

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    Job Open Date 01/21/2022 Quick Link https: //


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