Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Plant Root Biology

Melbourne, Australia
05 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
02 Aug 2018
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

School of Biosciences

Faculty of Science

Salary: $69,148 - $93,830 p.a. (PhD entry level $87,415 p.a.) plus 9.5% superannuation

The vacant postdoctoral research position seeks applicants in the field of plant root biology and plant biochemistry. The aim of the project is to decipher the function of plant-root microbe interactions in nutrient and water uptake and abiotic stress response and adaptation using biochemical and cell biology approaches, including microscopy, transcriptomics and metabolomics. The responsibility of this position is to develop and apply molecular, imaging and biochemical approaches to understand how roots and beneficial microbes interact in order to enhance nutrient and water uptake under challenging environmental conditions.

Close date:  2 Aug 2018                   

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