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Position: 
IUFRO - Postdoctoral fellowship: Eucalyptus transcriptional network reconstruction
Institution: 
Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute
Position Close date: 
Friday, March 5, 2021
Description: 

A two year position (2021-2022) is available for a talented
Postdoctoral Fellow to work with Dr Steven Hussey on a National
Research Foundation-funded project. The Fellow will be hosted by
the Forest Molecular Genetics Programme, affiliated with the
prestigious Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute
(FABI) at the University of Pretoria, South Africa. The Fellow will
be expected to lead high-throughput protein-DNA interaction
mapping and apply integrated multi-omics network reconstruction
approaches to better understand the regulation of wood formation
in Eucalyptus, in collaboration with leading international
researchers.

Minimum requirements:
- A PhD in Genetics, Bioinformatics, Biochemistry, Microbiology or a related discipline.
- Demonstrated expertise in plant molecular biology and/or biological network analysis.
- Extensive experience in gene cloning, DNA assembly and manipulation.
- A track record of excellent published research.

Preferred qualities: Experience with yeast-based assays, basic programming competency, knowledge of and interest in wood
formation.
Enquiries and applications can be sent to steven.hussey@fabi.up.ac.za
APPLICATIONS CLOSE 5 MARCH 2021. A cover letter, CV and contact details for 3 academic referees should be provided.
Opportunities for academic development, student co-supervision, international conference attendance and engagement with
industry and government stakeholders will be made available.

SEE PDF FOR MORE DETAILS

How to apply: 
Enquiries and applications can be sent to steven.hussey@fabi.up.ac.za
Link: 
https://www.fabinet.up.ac.za/index.php/research-groups/forest-molecular-genetics