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ZhuYf-Research Associates or Postdoctoral Researchers

Research Associates or Postdoctoral Researchers in Plant Abiotic Stress Biology

Key Laboratory of Plant Stress Biology, State Key Laboratory of Cotton Biology, School ofLife Sciences, Henan University



Kaifeng, Henan, China


250,000+RMBper annum


Full Time

Contract Type:


Placed On:

8th March 2019


Open until filled

Job Ref:

Plant Biology


Campus:JinMing Campus


Job Summary

We are looking for two-three Research Associates or Postdoctoral Researchers to join Dr. Yingfang Zhu’s (Plant Abiotic Stress Biology) group in Henan University, Kaifeng China. Our research focuses on understanding the genetic basis for plant resistance to drought and extreme temperature, and identifying new components involved in ABA signaling pathway in Arabidopsis and tomato.

Duties and responsibilities

The incumbent will be responsible for performing molecular characterization of candidate genes discovered from our GWAS and multi-omics analysis, investigating the regulatory networks of the candidate genes in modulating the responses to diverse abiotic stresses. You will also be responsible for genome editing, plant transformation and tissue culture, molecular cloning, protein purification, etc.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Ph.D. in life sciences or related discipline

• Published record of quality research in relevant fields (e.g. genetics, molecular biology, biochemistry, hormone and/or stress signaling)

• Experience with Arabidopsis or another plant model system

• Experience performing assays such as RT-qPCR, transcriptomics, proteomics, immunoprecipitation, promoter:luciferase assays, hormone and drought response phenotyping, western blot, protein-protein interactions.

• Commitment to an inclusive climate that supports diversity and enables honest and respectful exchange of ideas

Further Information

This position is full time and for a fixed term of two years in the first instance.

Should you have any queries please contact: Dr. Yingfang


Zhengzhou Campus: Mingli Street, Zhengzhou 450046, P. R. China
Minglun Campus: 85 Minglun Street, Kaifeng 475001, P. R. China
Jinming Campus: Jinming Avenue, Kaifeng 475001, P. R. China
Tel: +86-371-22857224