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Post Doc Scholar
Pennsylvania State University in University Park, Illinois
 
 
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Date Posted 06/26/2021
Category
Admin-Other Administrative Positions
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

CURRENT EMPLOYEES OR STUDENTS:

If you are a current employee (faculty, staff, technical service, or student) at Penn State, please login to Workday to complete the internal application process . If you are a current student at Penn State and seeking employment with Penn State, please login to Workday to complete the student application process .

JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

The laboratory of Ying Gu, in the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, seeks a highly motivated scientist to investigate the molecular and cellular mechanisms controlling cellulose biosynthesis in Arabidopsis. The project is aimed to understand molecular mechanisms underlying cellulose bundling particularly in secondary cell walls.

The successful candidate will be part of interdisciplinary Center for Lignocellulose Structure and Formation (http://www.lignocellulose.org/ ).

This Postdoctoral Scholar position is funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of refunding.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in plant biology, genetics, or a related discipline.

We seek applicants who have a strong background in cell biology and biochemistry. Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to work well in a collaborative research environment are essential.

Applications must include a resume that includes educational background, publications, and work experience (Ph.D. thesis and beyond), as well as a brief statement (1-2 pages) of research interests and goals. Please also provide contact information for at least three references that can provide letters of recommendation.

The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The ASR is available for review here .

Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. 

EEO is the Law

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applications without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-1473.

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University Park, PA

CURRENT EMPLOYEES OR STUDENTS:

If you are a current employee (faculty, staff, technical service, or student) at Penn State, please login to Workday to complete the internal application process . If you are a current student at Penn State and seeking employment with Penn State, please login to Workday to complete the student application process .

JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

The laboratory of Ying Gu, in the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, seeks a highly motivated scientist to investigate the molecular and cellular mechanisms controlling cellulose biosynthesis in Arabidopsis. The project is aimed to understand molecular mechanisms underlying cellulose bundling particularly in secondary cell walls.

The successful candidate will be part of interdisciplinary Center for Lignocellulose Structure and Formation (http://www.lignocellulose.org/ ).

This Postdoctoral Scholar position is funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of refunding.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in plant biology, genetics, or a related discipline.

We seek applicants who have a strong background in cell biology and biochemistry. Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to work well in a collaborative research environment are essential.

Applications must include a resume that includes educational background, publications, and work experience (Ph.D. thesis and beyond), as well as a brief statement (1-2 pages) of research interests and goals. Please also provide contact information for at least three references that can provide letters of recommendation.

The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The ASR is available for review here .

Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. 

EEO is the Law

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applications without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-1473.

Affirmative Action

Penn State Policies

Copyright Information

Hotlines

University Park, PA

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