Post-Doctoral Position in Genetics

Multiple post-doctoral positions are available in the laboratory of Dr. Zach Adelman to lead the development of novel genetic technologies capable of influencing the transmission of engineered transgenes in insects such as the yellow fever mosquito Aedes aegypti and the red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum. These positions will be based in the Department of Entomology at Texas A&M University in College Station, TX. Starting salary will be commensurate with experience. Responsibilities include designing synthetic DNA constructs, obtaining and analyzing transgenic insect strains, scoring patterns of heredity and performing molecular analyses of integrated transgenes/gene expression. Qualifications: Ph.D. in Biology, Genetics, Biochemistry, Entomology or closely related field, with demonstrated research experience/training in molecular biology techniques. Experience in the genetics and manipulation of insects, gene expression analysis, as well as familiarity with the principles of biological containment are beneficial, but are not required.


How to apply: To apply you MUST complete an on-line application and follow the directions to apply for this position at Current TAMU employees should follow the instructions listed here:, searching for posting R-030987. During the application process you will have the opportunity to attach a resume, cover letter, etc. If you have any questions regarding this position or have problems applying and/or uploading documents, please contact Mr. Robert Jensen at or 979-845-9739. All individuals must apply via this on-line application process. We CANNOT accept walk-ins or applications/resumes via email. This position is initially a one-year appointment, with yearly extensions expected depending on progress and performance, up to 3 years. Applications will be reviewed immediately, with review continuing on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Texas A&M AgriLife is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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60 Days
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Texas A&M Agrilife Research
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Robert Jensen
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College Station
United States
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