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Researcher in plant cell biology and developmental biology at SLU, Sweden, Apr 2022

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Researcher position with focus on temperature stress responses in plants is available for applicants with doctoral degree at the Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden, April, 2022.

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General Info

Position: Researcher
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: ,
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: Permanent employment
Salary: According to standard norms

Workplace:
Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Sweden

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Qualification Details

To qualify for employment, you should have obtained a doctorate degree in plant molecular biology, cell biology or equivalent subject area. Particular importance will be given to scientific skills in the areas of cell biology and root development. Experience of research environments outside of SLU, equivalent to a post-doctoral period, or a PhD degree from another university is required. Good ability to communicate in written and spoken English is also required.

Assessment criteria

On consideration for appointment as Researcher, emphasis is primarily put on qualitative indicators of the applicant's academic skills and the ability for national and international research collaboration.

Responsibilities/Job Description

Subject area: The Researcher will perform research within the subject area of plant cell biology and developmental biology with focus on temperature stress responses in plants.

The applicant is expected to conduct research within plant cell biology and/or plant developmental biology, and must show an excellent track record of publications and research experience. The applicant will work in close collaboration with researchers within UPSC and participate in research collaborations, e.g. within the UPSC Competence Centre for Forest Biotechnology (https://www.upsc.se/upsc-centre-for-forest-biotechnology.html).

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
Ref. No.: SLU.ua.2022.2.5.1-1506

Application Procedure

Basic documents are required for the application.  We welcome your application no later than 2022-04-26.

About the Department

The Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology was founded in the late 1970s - when the College of Forestry moved to Umeå. The number of employees has since grown steadily is now around 100, including postdoctoral researchers and postgraduate students. In the late 1990s it was decided to join with the Department of Plant Physiology at Umeå University to form a research center, Umeå Plant Science Centre (UPSC). The Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology moved into the premises adjacent to the partner department and together have developed a close and successful collaboration on research issues, technology platforms, and training of master's and doctoral level students. The international element within UPSC is large, with over 40 nationalities represented.

The department conducts introductory and advanced training in plant physiology, ecophysiology, plant molecular biology, forest genetics and forest biotechnology within the Forestry program and at the master level.

The department offers postgraduate studies in biology, specializing in plant physiology, ecophysiology, plant molecular biology and forest genetics. Postgraduate courses are generally held in cooperation with the Department of Plant Physiology.For more information about the Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology and UPSC visit www.upsc.se.

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Contact details

Totte Niittylä, Head of department, 090-786 83 55, [email protected]

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