UNITED ARAB EMIRATES UNIVERSITY

Research Assistant

Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Salary
4000
Posted
24 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
31 Dec 2020
Ref
2726
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

Candidate should be able to improve salt tolerance of crops by lowering the endogenous levels of ethylene using ACCD-producing endophytic actinobacteria native to the UAE environments. Candidate should be able to generate transgenic Arabidopsis lines expressing ACCD gene from the endophytic actinobacteria and assess salinity tolerance. Candidate should be able to use high saline underground irrigation water for field irrigation by commercially producing seeds impregnated with ACCD-producing actinobacteria.

Minimum Qualification

Bachelor of Science (microbiology/ molecular biology)

Preferred Qualification

Bachelor of Science (microbiology/ molecular biology)

Division College of Science - (COS)

Department Biology - (COS)

Job Close Date 31-12-2020

Job Category Academic - Research Assistant

Salary 4000

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