Associate Senior Lecturer in plant cell and molecular biology with focus on forest trees

at SWEDISH UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES – SLUThe Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology, SLU, is looking for an Associate Senior Lecturer in plant cell and molecular biology with focus on forest trees. The department forms together with the Department of Plant Physiology, Umeå University, Umeå Plant Science Centre (UPSC), one of Europe’s strongest research in experimental plant research. Within UPSC is about 190 people employed, including more than 30 research leaders. The research at UPSC is focused on plant biology and plant biotechnology, and has research groups working with e.g. cell biology, plant molecular biology, ecophysiology and forest genetics. The center is well equipped with state of the art technology platforms for functional genomics, proteomics, metabolomics, microscopy, tree transformation and a transgenic plant growth facility. Several major research projects are ongoing within the center, e.g., Bio4Energy, Trees and Crops for the Future  and the Berzelii Centre for Forest Biotechnology.

Application deadline: March 16, 2016

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