POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE - TOXIN DELIVERY / INSECT PHYSIOLOGY
A postdoctoral research associate position is available to conduct research in the laboratory of Dr. Bryony C. Bonning in the Department of Entomology and Nematology at University of Florida. The project deals with the use of viral proteins for delivery of toxins into the insect hemocoel. See Bonning et al., 2014. Nat Biotechnol. 32: 102-5; Bonning & Chougule 2014 Trends Biotechnol. 32: 91-8. The appointment will be for one year initially with potential for renewal for a second year. The stipend will be $47,500 with health benefits covered.
Qualifications: Applicants should have a PhD in entomology, microbiology, biochemistry or a related area, research experience with insects and solid molecular biology and biochemistry skills. Experience with insect physiology and virology advantageous.
Environment: The lab provides outstanding infrastructure for cutting edge research and has a strong record of innovation and trainee placement within the agricultural biotechnology industry sector, USDA and academia. University of Florida has the largest Entomology and Nematology department in the nation, and outstanding biotechnology facilities are available. The diverse faculty has strengths in both basic and applied research, and strong collaborative and interdepartmental interactions.
Application: Email a single pdf file with “PD application - delivery” in the subject line containing 1) a statement of research experience, interests and career goals, 2) curriculum vitae including complete publication list, 3) names, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers for three references to:
Dr. Bryony C. Bonning
Review of applications will begin on Monday, June 5, 2017 and continue until the position has been filled.