The laboratory of Ying Gu at Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Pennsylvania State University, seeks highly motivated scientists to investigate the molecular and cellular mechanisms controlling cellulose biosynthesis in Arabidopsis. The project integrates molecular biology, genetics, and biochemistry to characterize novel components associated with cellulose synthase complexes (CSCs). The position has an annual salary range of $43,692 to $47,472 and is available for up to two years starting in November 2016. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in plant biology, genetics, or a related discipline. We seek applicants who have a strong background in cell biology and biochemistry. Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to work well in a collaborative research environment are essential. To apply, please submit a resume that includes educational background, publications, and work experience (Ph.D. thesis and beyond), as well as a brief statement (1-2 pages) of research interests and goals to email@example.com. Please also provide contact information for at least three references that can provide letters of recommendation. Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. Applications will be reviewed as received and the position will remain open until filled. For more information about the lab, visit the lab webpage at http://www.personal.psu.edu/yug13/Home.html.