This position is a two-year term postdoctoral appointment within the College of Engineering, Science, Technology and Agriculture (CESTA).
The successful candidate will join a growing research community at Central State University (CSU), an 1890 Land-grant in Wilberforce, OH. The candidate will possess advanced genomic and bioinformatic skills for honeybee evolutionary genomics and breeding program.
This is a new CSU program that builds upon PI’s experience to increase genetic diversity of honey bees. The Post Doc will be required to become familiar with existing honeybee genomic datasets, insect molecular biology, and behavioral biology.
The candidate should be knowledgeable in the rapidly growing and evolving area in functional genomics, molecular markers, and related field. Potential interests of other research related to bee genomics and genetics is also encouraged.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
• Perform research for honeybee transcriptomic analysis
• Perform research for molecular genetic breeding and selection
• Design experiments, perform experiments, data collection, data analysis, bioinformatics analysis, report, write, and publish scientific papers
• Facilitate operation of the lab and assist the faculty/students