[Lay-Sun Ma] Postdoc/Research Assistant

Lab name Lay-Sun Ma
Job Position Postdoc/Research Assistant

We are seeking a skilled and highly motivated scientific researcher to join our team to explore the virulence and defense mechanisms in plant-fungus interaction. We integrate transcriptomics, proteomics, cell biology, genetics, and biochemical analyses to identify and investigate the molecular mechanisms of fungal effectors/plant defense molecules in the maize and Ustilago maydis interaction.

Postdoctoral candidates have recently received a Ph.D. in molecular biology molecular biology, biochemistry, molecular plant-microbe interactions, or related disciplines are encouraged to apply. Experience with Live-Cell-Imaging microscopy/Proteomics studies would be a plus. A record of peer-reviewed publications to demonstrate his/her ability to conduct and troubleshot experiments, accomplish a project independently, and solid verbal and written communication skills are a requirement. The position is initially for one year and renewable for another two years upon satisfactory performance.

Research assistant candidates with master’s degrees and who have experience in molecular biology, biochemistry, and genetics are encouraged to apply. Experience with Live-Cell-Imaging microscopy and protein purification would be a plus.

Salary Based on experience and qualifications according to Taiwan Academia Sinica pay-scales (research assistant: NTD40,245 and above; Postdoc: NTD57914 and above).
Website https://ipmb.sinica.edu.tw/ch/people/ipmb_researchers/ma-lay-sun
Contact Dr. Lay-Sun Ma
Telephone 02-27871145
Email laysunma@gate.sinica.edu.tw
Documents Please send a complete CV and a personal statement, names of 2 references to Dr. Lay-Sun Ma (laysunma@gate.sinica.edu.tw). Suitable candidates will be invited for interviews.
2021-10-29 ~ 2022-03-31