Postdoctoral Researchers in Cotton Fiber Genomics and Genetics
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Type: Full Time
Area of Focus:
2 openings available.
Internal Number: USDA-ARS-SE-2023-0318
USDA-ARS Cotton Fiber Bioscience Research Unit in New Orleans is seeking two postdoctoral researchers, one focuses on cotton fiber genetics, genomics and breeding, and the other on cotton fiber genomic analysis and bioinformatics. The initial appointment is for two years, and may be renewed upon recommendation of ARS and is contingent on the availability of funds. For position detail and how to apply, please follow the link: https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/USDA-ARS-SE-2023-0318.
For any questions about the nature of these positions, contact Dr. David Fang (firstname.lastname@example.org, Tel: 504-286-4527), Research Leader of Cotton Fiber Bioscience Research Unit.
Experience in conducting field crop genetics research.
Experience in analyzing DNA/RNA sequences using bioinformatic tools.
Experience in conducting research in the fields of molecular biology and genomics.
An understanding of how genetic and environmental factors influence plant growth and development.
Ability to recommend and apply appropriate statistical analyses to various types of data.
Proficiency with R and Python programming languages, Linux shell scripting, and Conda environments.
The Agricultural Research Service (ARS) is the U.S. Department of Agriculture's chief scientific in-house research agency with a mission to find solutions to agricultural problems that affect Americans every day from field to table. ARS will deliver cutting-edge, scientific tools and innovative solutions for American farmers, producers, industry, and communities to support the nourishment and well-being of all people; sustain our nation’s agroecosystems and natural resources; and ensure the economic competitiveness and excellence of our agriculture. The vision of the agency is to provide global leadership in agricultural discoveries through scientific excellence.