The department of Comparative Development and Genetics at the Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research (MPIPZ) is seeking to appoint a Staff Scientist in Plant Developmental Biology (m/f/d). The successful applicant will be involved in research and contribute to operations in the area of Genetics and Evolution of Morphogenesis under the direction of the Director Prof. Miltos Tsiantis. The selected candidate will conduct original research, contribute to day-to-day advice of more junior lab members and participate in developing and improving advanced developmental biology methods (e.g. time-lapse imaging and use and improvement of methods for analyzing genetic mosaics) and associated approaches.
- Applicant must hold PhD in Biology or a related discipline and demonstrable high-level competence in analysis of plant morphogenesis and its genetic control, using advanced imaging and genetics, and no more than five years of post-doc experience.
- Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills are required including outstanding record keeping, good IT literacy, willingness and ability to learn new methodologies and strong communication skills, including demonstrable ability to write clearly and concisely in English.
The application should be submitted via e-mail as one document to Dr. Karakasilioti (email@example.com) including:
- CV (two-page)
- Letter of motivation stating clearly how previous experience and interests match the post requirements and career aspirations
- Names and addresses of two referees
|Organization||Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research (MPIPZ)|
|Eligibility||Open to all nationalities|
|Deadline||8 June 2020|