Postdoctoral Research Scholar

North Carolina State University
September 23, 2023
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Contract Type:Open-ended
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Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number PG191038PD

Position Number 00106290 Position Type Post Doc FLSA Exempt

Departmental Information

Department ID 111801 - Entomology and Plant Pathology

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

Position Information

Position Overview

Essential Job Duties

The Life Engineering Lab at NC State invites applications for a newly-created post-doctoral research position in our bacteriophage engineering program. This position will contribute to several ongoing projects in the areas of microbial engineering and phage ecology. Our goal is to adapt breakthrough technologies, such as CRISPR DNA editing, to plant pathosystems.

We are looking for someone who is motivated and able to work independently. This position will be responsible for coordinating with group members both on and off campus so excellent communication skills are a must.

The position has avaliable funding for a period of one (1) year with the possiblity of extention up to four (4) years contingent on continuging funding.

The Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology is an interdisciplinary department. The Department is ideally situated to address complex and emerging issues in plant production with a three-fold mission of education, research, and extension.

Other Work/Responsibilities

Opportunities for student training and grant preparation. Occasional field work may be required. Other duties as assigned.

Requirements and Preferences

Work Schedule Monday-Friday; 8 AM - 5 PM

Department Required Skills

  • PhD in Plant Pathology, Microbiology, or related field.
  • Familiarity with modern cloning and DNA engineering techniques
  • Demonstrated writing skills through peer-reviewed publications
  • Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education

  • Experience in plant-associated microbes, CRISPR technology, Genomics, Fastidious microbes, Tripartite disease systems, Plant agricultural systems.
  • Required License or Certification


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


    Recruitment Details

    Anticipated Hiring Range Commensurate with Experience

    If you anticipate multiple hires from this search, please indicate how many

    Recruitment Dates

    Job Open Date 08/23/2023

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  • Do you have, or will you have by the start date, a PhD in Plant Pathology, Microbiology, or related field?
  • Yes
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  • Please describe your familiarity with modern cloning and DNA engineering techniques.
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  • Cover Letter
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  • Curriculum Vitae
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