Reference number: T/327
Closing date: 16/05/2017
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Based at NIAB, Cambridge, UK, we are looking to recruit a talented post-doctoral geneticist to work on a BBSRC-funded project investigating the wheat pan-genome. The work will include:
The successful candidate will work closely with the two other project partners in the UK as well as participating in international wheat genomics collaborations.
The successful applicant should have a PhD in quantitative genetics, plant genetics, or a related subject area, and be experienced in genetic data analysis, particularly genetic mapping, and proficient in using R. Basic bioinformatics experience and familiarity with working in a UNIX/Linux environment are also required. In addition, experience in analysis of multi-parent populations, analysis of Next-Generation Sequencing data and knowledge of crop molecular genetics and genomics is desirable, together with a scientific publication and presentation record. A proven ability to work independently and as part of a team are both essential, as are good communication skills. The post will require travel within the UK and internationally.
Starting salary is in the range of £30,354 to £33,726, depending on qualifications, skills and experience. Further details and an application form are available at: http://www.niab.com/vacancies/index/ or from the HR Office, NIAB, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 0LE, Tel No. 01223 342282, Email: email@example.com.