Postdoc opening at Virginia Tech: Survival of airborne microbes

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Virginia Tech invites applications for a postdoctoral researcher to study the influence of aerosol chemistry on the infectivity of airborne influenza viruses. The successful candidate must hold a doctoral degree and demonstrate appropriate background in environmental engineering, atmospheric chemistry, biology, biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, or mechanical engineering. Experience in aerosol generation and characterization is desirable. The initial appointment will be for a period of one year with an option for renewal. Send a statement of interest, CV, and the names and contact information of three references to Dr. Linsey C. Marr (e-mail: Additional information about the laboratory group can be found at Virginia Tech’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is ranked 7th at the graduate level. The university is located in Blacksburg, a small mountain town in southwestern Virginia (four hours from Washington, DC) with excellent recreational opportunities.



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David Coil

David Coil is a Project Scientist in the lab of Jonathan Eisen at UC Davis. David works at the intersection between research, education, and outreach in the areas of the microbiology of the built environment, microbial ecology, and bacterial genomics. Twitter