Research Assistant to work on Biocontrol and spray induced gene silencing

Arbetsbeskrivning

Department of Plant Breeding
SLU Department of Plant Breeding performs research and education addressing global challenges affecting our livelihoods and the environment. The Plant breeding division works on putting traits into usable forms by understanding their diversity, genetics and their interaction with the surrounding environment with the aid of conventional and advanced breeding tools. We apply this knowledge for the genetic betterment of cultivars of economically important crops.

Duties:
We are looking for a highly motivated research assistant who can take practical responsibility in the lab for assisting researchers and various duties related to ongoing projects on biocontrol and spray induced gene silencing (SIGS). Duties range from molecular biology work, testing biocontrol agents and SIGS for modulating plant traits and plant disease control, performing greenhouse and field activities and preparing media and stock solutions to support laboratory operations.

Qualifications:
We seek a highly motivated candidate with plant biology or plant pathology, technical training, or equivalent in life science or agricultural science. Experience working in a university laboratory environment on biocontrol and SIGS is an asset. Great emphasis is given to personal qualities such as taking individual responsibility, showing leadership, the confidence to instruct users in a laboratory environment, and the ability to work both in a research group and independently.

Place of work:
SLU. Alnarp

Form of employment:
Temporary employment, 2 years with possible extension

Extent:
100%

Starting date:
According to agreement

Application:
We welcome your application no later than 2021-05-13, use the button below.

Academic union representatives:
https://internt.slu.se/en/my-employment/employee-associations/kontaktpersoner-vid-rekrytering/

Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet (SLU) är ett universitet i internationell toppklass med forskning, utbildning och miljöanalys inom vetenskaper för hållbart liv. Huvudorter är Alnarp, Umeå och Uppsala, men verksamhet bedrivs också på forskningsstationer, försöksparker och utbildningsorter i hela landet. Hos oss samlas människor med olika perspektiv men med det gemensamma målet att skapa de bästa förutsättningarna för en hållbar, levande och bättre värld. SLU har drygt 3000 medarbetare, 5000 studenter och forskarstuderande och en omsättning på över tre miljarder kronor. Universitetet satsar på attraktiva miljöer på sina campusområden. www.slu.se

Sammanfattning

  • Arbetsplats: Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
  • 1 plats
  • 6 månader eller längre
  • Heltid
  • Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön
  • Publicerat: 6 maj 2022
  • Ansök senast: 13 maj 2022

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