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Postdoc Research Associate

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Essential Job Duties
The postdoctoral research associate position in the Cotton Breeding and Genetics program at NC State is supported by Cotton Incorporated. The primary responsibilities of this position are to conduct genome wide association studies (
GWAS
) and genomic prediction for important agronomic traits and developing nested association mapping (
NAM
) populations in upland cotton. As a part of this project, the candidate is expected to participate and help coordinate a multi-institutional effort on phenotypic characterization, genotyping using genotyping by sequencing and array based SNPs of the mapping and diversity panels and statistical genetic analysis towards dissecting the genetic architecture of agronomic traits in upland cotton. The candidate is expected to participate in ongoing
QTL
mapping and breeding projects with the goal to improve cotton productivity.
This position is initially for one year, but can be extended based on the satisfactory research progress.
Other Work/Responsibilities
Mentor and manage student researchers.
Cooperatively work with a diverse group of cotton scientists in collection, analyzing data and communicating the research results to peer reviewed manuscripts.
Minimum Experience/Education
Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate (e.g., M.D., D.V.M., Sc.D.) in appropriate field awarded no more than five (5) years from initial date of postdoctoral appointment.
Departmental Required Skills
PhD in Genetics, Plant Breeding, Plant Biology, or a related field.
Computer literate.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to work well independently and in a collaborative research environment are essential.
Independent researcher with excellent scientific and writing skills.
Mentoring experience or a desire to mentor students with research projects.
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education
Experience in molecular genetic analyses and breeding in crop plants
Experience with phenotypic an/or genotypic data analysis.
Prior experience in
QTL
mapping or association genetic analysis and/or plant genomics are preferred.
Proven track record of manuscript publications in peer reviewed journals.
Required License or Certification
NC Driver’s Licence is required for driving state vehicles suck as cars, small trucks, and vans to the various field stations.
Special Instructions
Job Open Date
06/12/2018
Must Be Open Until

Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.
06/25/2018
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?
No
Proposed Hire Date
07/01/2018
AA/EOE
NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.


Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please ****.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at ****. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.


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