Faculty Research Assistant
Forest Biotechnology Laboratory
The Department of Forest Ecosystems & Society invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month Faculty Research Assistant position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Department Head.
The Forest Biotechnology Laboratory (FBL) conducts research on tree biotechnology and is based in the Forest Ecosystems and Society Department. FBL research in genetic engineering methods is the focus of this position, and is concentrated on mapping genes that control plant regeneration and transformation. The work is part of a newly funded, 5 year grant from the National Science Foundation described here: http://people.forestry.oregonstate.edu/steve‐strauss/genes‐affecting‐plant‐regeneration‐and‐transformation‐poplar.
The incumbent will conduct research in consultation with the supervisor: designing, executing, analyzing, and reporting on experiments in regeneration and transformation. This position is in direct support of the Department’s research missions related to the development of advanced technologies to promote sustainable wood products and energy production. View the full posting, number P00822UF.