Michelmore Assistant Project Scientist-Genome Editing
Company: University of California-Davis
Posted on: May 24, 2019
Open date: May 20th, 2019
Next review date: Sunday, Jun 2, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Sunday, Jun 2, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but
those received after the review date will only be considered if the
position has not yet been filled.
A Project Scientist position is available in the laboratory of
Professor Richard Michelmore. The Michelmore laboratory is located
in the UC Davis Genome Center, a state-of-the-art genomic research
Working in the Michelmore Lab at the UC Davis Genome Center, this
position will involve planning and execution of experiments
pertaining to the development and application of genome editing
technologies. This position also requires preparation of research
proposals, reports, and manuscripts related to these projects.
Laboratory maintenance duties may also be performed.
Research activities (80%)
This position requires creative contributions to and collaborative
development of a research program focused on genome editing
technologies with an emphasis on the manipulation of agriculturally
important traits. The scope of the studies may include a wide range
of molecular genetic approaches including but not limited to plant
cell manipulations, plant-microbe interactions, and genetics. This
candidate will also provide leadership, supervision and training
for technicians, students and other laboratory co-workers.
The candidate will interact and collaborate with on- and off-campus
researchers to initiate and complete projects involving the
above-mentioned activities. The results of this research is
expected to be published in a peer-reviewed journals relevant to
the project involved.
Grant Acquisition (5%)
Assist in securing extra mural funding. Prepare and present reports
to the funding sources (both written and oral).
PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE AND ACTIVITY (5%)
The candidate will attend and participate in professional society
meetings, seminars, and conferences relevant to his or her work.
The candidate is expected give presentations at conferences,
seminars or educational functions, and lab meetings, as well as
review research proposals, journal manuscripts, and publications
related to area of expertise.
UNIVERSITY AND PUBLIC SERVICE (5%)
The candidate is encouraged to engage in public outreach and
university service activities such as presenting the scientific
research to the general public, guest lecturing, and committee
service. May maintain liaison and respond to the needs of various
industry organizations, state and federal agencies and other
external groups in issues related to areas of expertise.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Statement of Research
Statement of Teaching (Optional)
Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Diversity contributions
documented in the application file will be used to evaluate
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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability, age or protected veteran status
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