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Postdoc opportunity at NC State University: Insect-Microbe interactions in homes

Just got an e-mail about a new postdoc opportunity at NC State – contact details are listed below for anyone interested in applying:

DATE: Position available immediately (November, 2013).

SALARY: Commensurate with training and experience.

APPOINTMENT: 100% research

RESPONSIBILITIES: To conduct research on the relationships between cockroach and bed bug infestations and the microbial communities in infested homes. This Housing and Urban Development (HUD)‐funded project will include innovative interventions to eliminate cockroaches and bed bugs, allergen studies, and microbiome studies to quantify the effects of infestations and interventions on indoor microbial communities.

See http://www.cals.ncsu.edu/entomology/schal_lab/ for information about the lab.

QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in microbiology, entomology or related fields. Expertise in microbial techniques, including microbial community analysis and bioinformatics. If you are interested in working at the interface of entomology, microbiology and environmental science, please apply.

APPLICATION: Submit CV, relevant reprints and manuscripts, and a letter describing background, skills and interests. Also submit names, e‐mail addresses and phone numbers of three references to:

Coby Schal
Department of Entomology, Campus Box 7613, North Carolina State University
Raleigh, North Carolina 27695‐7613

coby@ncsu.edu

Closing date when a successful candidate is found

NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND OPERATES UNDER AFFIRMATIVE ACTION POLICY

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Holly Bik

Holly Bik is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Nematology at the University of California, Riverside. Her research group uses DNA sequencing and computational biology tools to explore the biodiversity of microbial species in diverse habitats, with an emphasis free-living nematodes in marine sediments (deep-sea and shallow water).

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