Postdoctoral Researcher in Bernacchi Lab - University of Illinois/USDA-ARS
RIPE is seeking a motivated postdoctoral researcher to join our team. The successful candidate will address key research questions on leaf, whole-plant, and canopy scales with a focus on, but not limited to, photosynthesis. This position includes the opportunity to collaborate and interact with faculty, postdoctoral researchers, and students around the world.
The candidate will be expected to conduct research to advance fundamental understanding of crop resilience with a focus on improving food security for the underdeveloped areas of the planet. The RIPE team uses multiple approaches to engineer more productive and resilient crops. The person hired will work as a member of this team to understand the mechanistic basis for how various crop improvement approaches lead to changes in growth, physiology, and yields. This position includes opportunities to work within multiple research facilities located at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (e.g., RAPPS, SoyFACE, etc.).
The Bernacchi lab conducts research on physiological and biogeophysical components of Midwestern ecosystems with a strong focus on annual and perennial agricultural species responses to global changes. The laboratory uses a range of techniques from the biochemical to the ecosystem scale. It works closely with local, national, and international research communities through large research initiatives (e.g., RIPE, CABBI, SmartFarms, IGB, iSEE, Agroecosystem Sustainability Center (ASC), etc.).
To apply, please send a cover letter and C.V. to Carl Bernacchi (email@example.com). The successful candidate will be appointed on annual contracts with the potential to extend the position to multiple years.
Senior Research Officer in Cavanagh Lab - University of Essex
This post offers an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher to join the lab of Amanda Cavanagh and a team of five post-doctoral researchers and research technician focusing on the improvement of photosynthesis. A candidate with an interest in and an understanding of the photosynthesis and who has experience in the areas of plant biochemistry and/or plant metabolism is preferred This project will focus on the characterization of photosynthetic enzymes and the production and analysis of transgenic plants with improved photosynthesis. A full list of duties and more information including how to apply can be found here.
Senior Research Officer in Raines Lab - University of Essex
This post offers an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher to join the lab internationally renowned photosynthesis research Christine Raines and a skilled team focusing on the improvement of photosynthesis. The hiring committee is looking for a candidate with an interest in and an understanding of the photosynthesis and who has experience in the areas of plant molecular biology, plant biochemistry, plant metabolism. This project will focus on the production and analysis of transgenic plants with improved photosynthesis to identify potential novel targets for manipulation using a combination of approaches including transcriptomics and metabolite profiling. A full list of duties and more information including how to apply can be found here.