Post-doctoral fellow in marine microbiology (M/F)

Deadline: 03/10/2022

Biodiversity

Postdoc

Roscoff, France

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Host organisation

Founded in 1872, the Roscoff Biological Station owes its current importance and renown to the patient and tenacious will of its founder, to the development policy pursued against all odds by his successors, all scientists, each helped in his work by cohorts of colleagues, collaborators and students. For nearly a century and a half, the Biological Station has contributed to the training of the elite of French and foreign biologists, including Nobel Prize winners like André Lwoff and Jacques Monod. Its researchers have been and still are at the origin of important advances in all fields of biological sciences.

Job description

The person recruited will ensure the growth of wild and mutant Zobellia strains already available, and the creation of new mutant strains by genetic engineering. He/she will study these strains by ChIP-seq and RT-qPCR approaches, and by kinetic monitoring of growth profiles under different culture conditions. He/she will validate the predicted molecular interactions for the regulators by biochemistry (gel delay). He/she will be in charge of the analysis, the interpretation and the communication of the obtained results.

Profile and skills

  • Master in biology / ecology
  • 1 to 4 years experience in the field
  • Previous experience in transcriptomics and/or ChIP-seq analysis would be useful
  • Less than two years of post-thesis work experience, and at least 18 months abroad between May 1, 2018 and the start of the contract

Professional skills

  • Proficiency in standard microbiology and molecular biology techniques
  • Good written and oral communication skills in English

Contract type

Fixed-term contract, 24 months

Location

Biological station of ROSCOFF, France

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