Postdoctoral Researcher
NC State University
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Post Date: Jul 16, 2017
Job Type: Full time
Degree Requirement: Ph.D.
Years Experience: Entry Level
Start Date: 8/1/17
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Location: US - North Carolina - Raleigh
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Description
The scientist will be part of a collaborative team using molecular, cellular, and –omics approaches to study plant-virus-vector interactions. The candidate will work with insect-transmitted viruses. Initial work will focus on characterizing the basic biology of the virus-aphid vector interaction and these findings will lead to research aimed at understanding the molecular basis of virus transmission by vectors. The scientist will also mentor and manage undergraduate researchers.

Skills
Experience with cloning positive stranded RNA plant viruses, construction of full-length infectious clones and mutagenesis of regulatory regions.

Notes
Project funded for 2-4 years depending on progress achieved.


Contact Details
Name: Tim L. Sit
Department: Entomology and Plant Pathology
Address: 1575 Varsity Dr. Module 3
City: Raleigh
State/Province: North Carolina
Zipcode: 27606
Country: United States
Ph: 919-515-1701
URL: https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/88124