Postdoc in modeling virus-microbe dynamics at Georgia Tech

The Weitz group at Georgia Tech has an open postdoctoral position available in modeling virus-microbe interactions and dynamics.  Applications are encouraged from physicists, applied mathematicians, mathematical biologists, bioengineers, theoretical ecologists and computational biologists. The postdoc position is supported by a multi-institution grant from the Simons Foundation.  The postdoc will lead efforts to develop models of virus and microbial dynamics in the …

NASA Postdoctoral Program (NPP) opportunity at Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)

Metagenomics approach for genetic inventory of microbes to identify, quantify, document, and archive broadest spectrum of potential terrestrial contaminants during the spacecraft assembly process. The NASA Postdoctoral Program (NPP) provides early-career and more senior scientists the opportunity to share in NASA’s mission, to reach for new heights and reveal the unknown so that what we …

Job: antibiotic resistance in 100k TB genomes

Hi All I’d just like to highlight a job we are advertising, to lead the bioinformatic (sequence+variation) analysis of 100,000 M tuberculosis genomes which we are sequencing (WGS), ~50,000 of which will be phenotyped for 12 drugs, and the remainder for some subset. Note the deadline is very soon – Monday 6th March! This project …

Multiple Positions Open at University of Oregon BioBE Center

Kevin Van Den Wymelenberg and Jessica Green, of the Biology and the Built Environment Center (BioBE), are currently seeking a microbial ecology Research Associate / Research Assistant Professor / Research Associate Professor (non-tenure track faculty) to investigate fundamental questions surrounding the role of microorganisms (bacteria, archaea, fungi, protists, and viruses) in the built environment and …

Job: Asst. Prof. in Microbial Food Safety at UC Davis Food Science & Technology

The Food Science & Technology (FST) department has just started advertising for an Assistant Professor position in Microbial Food Safety. Please see the advertisement on the FST main page and attached. A direct link for applicants can be found here: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF01224 For full consideration, applications should be received by February 15, 2017. Please distribute this …

Undergraduate Research Opportunity in Microbiome Informatics at Oregon State University

The Department of Statistics at Oregon State University is hosting a summer REU (Research Experiences for Undergraduates) program that focuses on microbiome data analysis. This is a unique, paid research and training opportunity for STEM undergraduate students who want an interdisciplinary research experience in both biology and statistics. During a ten week training period, students will be …

Assistant Professor In Quantitative Ecology or Evolution of Microbes – UCLA

Tenure track Assistant Professor Position In Quantitative Ecology or Evolution of Microbes The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and the new Institute for Quantitative and Computational Biosciences (QCBio) at the University of California, Los Angeles are searching for a joint faculty appointment at the level of Assistant Professor. Candidates must have a PhD within …

Assistant Professor in Microbial Systems Biology at U. Tennessee, Knoxville

**Please circulate to interested colleagues. Review of applications begins today! The Department of Microbiology and the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Microbial Systems Biology, with a primary appointment in …

Assistant Professor Microbial Ecology at University of Oregon

Assistant Professor Microbial Ecology Institute of Ecology and Evolution and Department of Biology University of Oregon The University of Oregon Institute of Ecology and Evolution (http://ie2.uoregon.edu) and the Department of Biology invite applications for a tenure-track position (Assistant Professor) in microbial ecology. We are particularly interested in candidates whose research addresses fundamental concepts in microbial …

Assessing biochemical activity and metagenomic codes to a “T”

We’re recruiting a student/postdoc for this project! If it sounds interesting, please contact the Huttenhower Lab! We were happy to hear that we’ve been funded by the Sloan Foundation to continue our study of microbes on the Boston subway. Our original study involved 1) identifying which microbes were resident in this built environment, 2) understanding …