The Department of Life Sciences has a Research Assistant position available in the Plant.
The position requires a researcher with expertise/interest in genetic studies, genome editing, transgenics, and plant nutrition and development. The candidate should hold a Bachelors or a Masters (preferred) degree in Biological Sciences or related discipline. The applicant should be an enthusiastic and talented individual with strong communication skills and a project-oriented attitude directed towards solutions.
The ideal applicants should have
- Proficiency in laboratory work in the field of breeding/genetics/molecular biology.
- Knowledge of basic plant physiology, including plant responses to abiotic stresses.
- Ability to work independently and in a team.
Applicants should send an updated CV, complete contact information for two references, and a cover letter describing their past research experience, career goals and potential future research interests. Only completed applications will be considered. Please send your applications to Dr. Zaigham Shahzad firstname.lastname@example.org. The application deadline is July 20, 2023.
The Department offers competitive remuneration and research support. LUMS is an equal opportunity employer and offers a dynamic and conducive work environment. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.