Plant molecular virology
University of Florida
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Post Date: Jun 16, 2017
Job Type: Full time
Degree Requirement: Ph.D.
Years Experience: Entry Level
Start Date: Immediately
Salary: $47,500 plus benefits
Location: US - Florida - Gainesville
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A postdoctoral position is available immediately to conduct research in the area of molecular genetics of Citrus tristeza virus, one of the most complex RNA viruses of plants. A specific focus of this position is the examination of the mechanism of Citrus tristeza virus superinfection exclusion, which is an NSF-funded project.

-A recent Ph.D in plant virology or equivalent degree in a related field
- Strong skills in cloning and other molecular biology techniques
- Previous experience with confocal microscopy
- Excellent writing and oral communication skills documented by publications in the leading scientific journals
-Strong understansing of basic concepts in virology
-Must be able to carry research independently as well as work in a team

Interested candidates should send a brief cover letter, CV, names of three people that could provide recommendations, and a contact information to Dr. Svetlana Folimonova (

Contact Details
Name: University of Florida
Department: Plant Pathology
Address: 2550 Hull Road
City: Gainesville
State/Province: Florida
Zipcode: 32611
Country: United States