university of california davis | Scholarship for Nigerians and Africans

International Postdoctoral Position in Genomics, India

Projects funded by National Science Foundation (NSF), USA, and Generation Challenge Programme (GCP), Mexico, which are time bound.
Requirements: Ph.D. in Molecular Genetics/Plant Genomics/Agricultural Biotechnology/Plant Biotechnology/Life sciences with the knowledge indicated in responsibilities and good exposure to statistical analysis/quantitative genetics.

Responsibilities: Study nitrogen fixation in legumes at physiology as well as molecular level, marker genotyping, genetic mapping, QTL analysis, sequencing and gene expression analysis, supervise laboratory and field activities, actively associate in writing project reports and research articles, supervision of students and technicians and perform other related jobs from time to time.
Nature and duration: This position is an international position and the incumbent will be working in close collaboration with University of California, Davis, USA. The position is tenure-based and available only for three years.
Attractive remuneration package will be offered to the selected candidates for both the positions. For informal queries or to know more about the above positions, please contact Dr. Rajeev Varshney, Principal Scientist (Applied Genomics) and Co-ordinator/ Principal Investigator of the above mentioned projects at .

How to Apply: The application should include an up-to-date resume, with photograph, names and addresses (including phone & e-mail) of three referees. Please send applications clearly stating the job title in the subject column, to Human Resources Services, ICRISAT, Patancheru, Andhra Pradesh 502 324, by E-mail to icrisatjobs@cgiar.orglatest by 25th August 2010. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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