Chesterfield, Missouri, USA
$103,000/yr - $154,000/yr USD
As part of a collaboration project focused on single cell sequencing for agricultural biology, we are seeking a passionate and creative scientist to join the Crop Science Plant Biotechnology genomics team. This two-year position will be focused on cutting edge functional genomics analysis to generate insights into the genome biology of various eukaryotic systems. This genomics data scientist will be part of an interdisciplinary team with expertise in Cell Biology, Genomics, and Data Science to move forward specific high-impact projects for crop science.
The ideal candidate will be able to implement cloud-based genomics pipelines and improve and optimize them; be able to generate insights from genomic data on various eukaryotic systems; work well with cross-disciplinary and global teams; and be able to articulate findings and integrate his/her work into the established R&D teams.
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
September 20, 2023 for full consideration
January 2024 (negotiable)
A post-doctoral fellow position is available to study interactions between plant roots and microbial inoculants using phenotypic screening, single cell, and spatial RNA-sequencing technologies starting January 2024 or as soon as thereafter as possible. The successful candidate will work with the Plant Systems Biology Group, in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Manitoba, Canada. The successful candidate will join a large multi-year, multi-institutional project, including academic and industry partners, which aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from agricultural systems by leveraging microbial inoculants to promote crop nutrient uptake.
The successful candidate will be a project lead on plant computational biology and will work closely with other postdoctoral and postgraduate researchers working on related parts of the overall project. This opportunity will allow the candidate to explore and develop their own ideas within the context of the project and the research expertise of our group. The lab is a diverse and collaborative workplace that is committed to building an environment of integrity and respect where science and scientists can flourish.
The successful candidate will: