Paid Internship Opportunity in Plant Holobiont Research Lab – Are you passionate about delving into the fascinating world of plant-microbe interactions and their response to environmental challenges?
Here’s your chance to be part of cutting-edge research in the Plant Holobiont Research Lab. As an intern in our lab, you will play a pivotal role in characterising the changes in the soybean holobiont composition and activity during water-deficit stress. This research endeavour is at the forefront of plant holobiont science and offers a unique opportunity to contribute to advancing this field.
We value your contributions, and this paid internship reflects our commitment to your growth and the significance of your role in our projects. You will be able to work closely with experienced researchers in plant holobiont science, gaining valuable insights and guidance. The project anticipates the publication of a high-quality scientific paper in reputable peer-reviewed journals. Your involvement will be instrumental in disseminating research findings, methodologies, and advancements made during the project.
Qualifications and Skills
- Background in environmental science, agriculture, biology, or related fields (preferred).
- Knowledge of plant-microbe interactions, sustainable agriculture, and environmental issues is beneficial.
- Strong research skills are required, including literature review, data collection, and data analysis.
- Previous experience with R/DNA extraction, running PCRs, and general greenhouse plant management is essential.
If you are enthusiastic about plant holobiont science and ready to take on this exciting opportunity, we invite you to apply. Your contributions will shape the future of this field and provide you with valuable experience and insights. In line with the academic rigour of our research lab, we encourage you to bring your unique perspectives and insights, knowing that scientific inquiry thrives on diversity of thought.
We are committed to increasing representation and supporting the success of underrepresented groups in plant science, including but not limited to individuals of diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds; LGBTQ+ individuals; individuals with disabilities; and individuals from disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds. We are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace and encourage applications from all qualified candidates, including women and minorities.
To apply, Email your CV and motivation letter to [email protected]. Please ensure that “Internship Application – [Your Name]” is included in the subject line of your email. We are looking for a motivated individual to join our team soon. In your application, please indicate your earliest availability.
More info: www.plantholobiont.com
Dr. I. Moroenyane The Plant Holobiont Lab. Department of Botany and Zoology
+27 21 808 4774 [email protected] www.sun.ac.za
Private Bag X1
Matieland 7602 South Africa.