FACULTY OF HEALTH AND LIFE SCIENCES
INSTITUTE OF SYSTEMS, MOLECULAR & INTEGRATIVE BIOLOGY
DEPARTMENT OF BIOCHEMISTRY AND SYSTEMS BIOLOGY
POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE
£36,386 - £42,155 pa
The research group of Professor Luning Liu (www.luningliu.org
[luningliu.org]) is looking for an experienced Postdoctoral Research Associate to lead a Leverhulme Trust funded project on synthetic engineering of bacterial CO2-concentrating mechanisms into crop chloroplasts to improve photosynthetic CO2 fixation and plant growth. You will have the opportunity to develop interdisciplinary skills in synthetic biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, plant engineering and physiology, and to be involved in world-class research and networking on enhancing plant photosynthesis and crop yields to address grand challenges.
You should have a PhD degree in Plant Sciences/Plant Biotechnology and experience of plant genetic transformation, plant growth and phenotyping, and biochemical analysis. The post is available until 30 September 2024 with the possibility of extension.
Any applicants who are still awaiting their PhD to be awarded should be aware that if successful, they will be appointed at grade 6, spine point 30. Upon written confirmation that they have been successful in being awarded their PhD, they will be moved onto grade 7, spine point 31 from the date of their award.
Job Ref: 056368
Closing Date: 30 April 2023
For full details and to apply online, please visit: https://recruit.liverpool.ac.uk