The University of North Texas (UNT), Denton, TX, invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the BioDiscovery Institute (BDI), to work in the laboratory of Professor Richard A. Dixon. Candidates will work in a team addressing how biotechnologically-driven modifications to plant cell walls cause activation of defense responses. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in a molecular biology or genetics-related discipline, experience in applying molecular techniques, including gene editing, to plant systems, and have a proven track record through publications in high quality journals.