Assistant Professor

North Dakota State University in North Dakota

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted May 20, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

This assistant professor tenure-track position is 90% research and 10% teaching. The incumbent hired for this position will develop a collaborative research program in quantitative genetics with emphasis on innovative genomic approaches to trait improvement in wheat and other crops grown in the northern Great Plains. A successful program will:
Develop and/or utilize next generation sequence based genotyping approaches to statistically analyze crop performance, disease resistance, and end-use quality data for utilization in genomic selection strategies aimed at manipulating the genome of wheat and other crops. Experience in analyzing large-dimensional data (e.g. whole-genome sequencing, genome resequencing, RNA-Seq, exome and, ChIP-Seq data) is expected.

Utilize statistical genetics to facilitate synergy between genomics and phenomics technologies focused on expediting germplasm improvement in wheat and other crops.

Have collaborative research with breeders/geneticists, plant pathologists, entomologists, and those evaluating end-use quality of wheat and other crops.

Interact with commodity groups representing crops grown in the region and participate in University activities.

The incumbent hired for this position will teach undergraduate and graduate students in their area of expertise, and advise undergraduate and graduate students.


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