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Postdoctoral Scholar - Cosgrove Lab

Company:
Penn State
Job Location:
University Park, Pennsylvania
Category:
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Job Number: REQ_0000014403



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JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

A postdoctoral position is available in the Eberly College of Science at the Pennsylvania State University to investigate the molecular mechanisms of plant cell wall growth and the biophysical action of expanin proteins. Experience with Arabidopsis molecular genetics is essential and prior experience in cell wall biochemistry or imaging is beneficial. The project is under the supervision of Dr. Daniel Cosgrove (Biology) and is funded by the Department of Energy.

A Ph.D. is required, ideally with experience in mechanobiology, biophysical modeling, mechanics of biopolymer-based materials or coarse-grained molecular dynamics modeling.

This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire, with excellent possibility of refunding.

Applications should be submitted electronically and include a cover letter and a CV (including names of referees). For further information please email Dr. Daniel Cosgrove atdcosgrove@psu.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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