Post-doctoral Researcher

us: Post-doctoral Researcher [Duties: A post-doctoral researcher position is available for a project on the effects of soil-borne disease management strategies on microbial communities and soil-borne diseases; The successful candidate will take a lead on determining microbial community structure associated with soil-borne disease management strategy using terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism (T-RFLP) analysis, real time-PCR amplification and macroarray analyses. The candidate will be conducting general plant disease diagnoses using microscopy, culturing, serology, PCR and survey for plant pathogens in Tennessee nurseries; The candidate will establish a culture collection of commonly found fungi, oomycetes and bacteria on woody ornamentals in Tennessee, for conducti... | Minimum Requirements: Applicants should have a strong interest in population biology of fungi, oomycetes as well as classical fungal taxonomy to identify unknown genera using microscopy and culture work. Experience with plant disease diagnostics, T-RFLP, Real-time PCR, PCR, sequencing and genotyping are essential. The candidate must have published in peer-reviewed journals] / Tennessee State University (TSU); Nashville, Tennessee, United States / deadline May 15