The lab of Prof. Sergey Nuzhdin has an opening for a Ph.D. level researcher (either at post-doctoral or research associate level) with combined expertise in the areas of experimental and computational population and functional genetics.
The appointment will be for one year with the potential extension for 2 additional years.
The DOE-sponsored work - to be undertaken in collaboration with University of California at Santa Barbara and University of Wisconsin at Millwaukie - will be to domesticate giant and sugar kelps and to develop their sterile varieties. Molecular and computational aspects of work will take place at Park Campus, USC, in Los Angeles, with additional field studies deployed in Wrigley Institute in Marine Biology on Catalina Island. Additionally, the researcher will be expected to maintain extensive collaborations and technology transfer with emerging blue economy companies.
Minimum Education: Ph.D. or equivalent doctorateMinimum Experience: 1 yearMinimum Field of Expertise: Directly related education and experience in research specialization with advanced knowledge of equipment, procedures and analysis methods.
Internal Number: REQ20067816
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