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Fields Related to Microbial Ecology

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PositionApplication DeadlineStart DateLocation
PhD in microbial oceanography, Australian Coastal WatersMarch 31st 2015July 1st 2015Environmental Genomics Team, CSIRO Oceans&Atmosphere, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
PhD in microbial oceanography, Southern OceanMarch 31st 2015July 1st 2015Environmental Genomics Team, CSIRO Oceans&Atmosphere, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Postdoctoral Fellowship: Computational GenomicsJanuary 27th 2015February/March 2015North-West University: Potchefstroom Campus, Microbiology, Potchefstroom, South Africa
Bioinformatic data integration: Assessing microbial biodiversity of agricultural ecosystemsDecember 30th 2014January-March 2015 (or by agreement; earliest possible start is preferred) Agroscope, Waedenswil, in collaboration with University Zürich, Switzerland
Tenure-track Position in Sustainable Mining GeomicrobiologyJanuary 5th 2014August 2015Swenson College of Science and Engineering and the Natural Resources Research Institute, University of Minnesota Duluth, USA
Up to 10 graduate assistantship positionsReview begins Decemer 15th 2014August 2015Department of Microbiology, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN. USA
PhD Position Environmental, Cellular and Molecular MicrobiologyMarch 1st 2015October 2015International Max Planck Research School for Environmental, Cellular and Molecular Microbiology, Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Philipps-Universität Marburg and LOEWE Center for Synthetic Microbiology, Marburg, Germany
PhD position E. coli microbial genomicsJanuary 2nd 2015FlexibleNational University of Ireland Galway, Ireland & The James Hutton Institute, Scotland
PhD position in Biological oxidation of isopreneDecember 1st 2014October 2015University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
Graduate Assistantship in Subsurface GeomicrobiologyDecember 1st 2014Fall 2015Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi, Texas, USA
Lectureship/ senior lectureship in Biological SciencesDecember 7th 2014NegotiableUniversity of Roehampton, London, UK
PhD student in Freshwater Microbial EcologyNovember 31st 2014Negotiableeawag – Swiss Fed. Inst. of Aquatic Science and Technology, Kastanienbaum / Lucerne, Switzerland
Postdoc position in marine microbial ecology December 15th 2014March 1st 2015Department of Bioscience, Aarhus University, Denmark
Postdoc position in marine microbial ecology December 15th 2014March 1st 2015Department of Bioscience, Aarhus University, Denmark
Postdoc position in marine microbial ecologyDecember 1st 2014January 1st 2015 Department of Bioscience, Aarhus University, Denmark
Postdoc position in marine biogeochemistryJanuary 1st 2015March 1st 2015Department of Bioscience, Aarhus University, Denmark
Assistant Professor Gut Microbiology Animal SciencesJanuary 1st 2015NegotiableUniversity of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, USA
Professor in GeomicrobiologyJanuary 15th 2015NegotiableDepartment of Bioscience, Aarhus University, Denmark
PostDoc in Interactive Microbiome Research (6 years)November 12th 2014ImmediatleySpecial Microbiome Investigation Team (C. Moissl-Eichinger), Medical University Graz, Austria
Two Postdoctoral Positions in Drug Discovery and Bioinformatics, and Microbial SymbiosisOpen until filledImmediatleyCurrie Laboratory, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Madison WI, USA
Tenure-track Faculty Ocean & Estuarine Science (3 positions) December 31st 2014TBDThe University of Maryland, Center for Environmental Science, Horn Point Laboratory, Cambridge Maryland, USA
Postdoc in Microbial Landscape EcologyUntil filledImmediatleyEawag/ETH Zürich
PhD Student Position in Nitrification Research Open until filledFall/Winter 2014Division of Microbial Ecology, University of Vienna, Austria
Tenure-Track Research Scientist - Biology DepartmentNovember 15th 2014ImmediatleyWoods Hole Oceanographic Institution, MA, USA
Tenure-Track and Tenured Scientific Staff - Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry Department November 15th 2014ImmediatleyWoods Hole Oceanographic Institution, MA, USA

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