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Post Doctoral Associate - Wild Peanut Lab

University of Georgia
United States, Georgia, Athens
June 12, 2024
Posting Details
Position Details

Posting Number G/R13372P
Working Title Post Doctoral Associate - Wild Peanut Lab
Department CAES-Applied Genetic Tech Ctr
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Employment Type Employee
Additional Schedule Information
Full time
Advertised Salary $47,476
Anticipated Start Date 08/01/2021
Posting Date 06/29/2021
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Location of Vacancy Athens Area
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Contribute to the development of genetically fixed root-knot nematode resistant peanut lineages based on elite germplasm from the Southeast
Percentage of time 25

Genome and transcriptome shock analysis in the synthetic allotetraploid BatSten1
Percentage of time 15

Confirmation of root-knot nematode resistance in peanut advance backcrossed lines using invitro bioassays
Percentage of time 15

Evaluation of root-knot nematode resistance in peanut advance backcrossed lines through field testing
Percentage of time 10

Manuscript writing
Percentage of time 10

Assisting with the daily operations of the laboratory. Assisting with the supervision of students and technicians. Other duties as assigned.
Percentage of time 25
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