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Fields Related to Microbial Ecology

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PositionApplication DeadlineStart DateLocation
PhD position in Wastewater treatment/microbial ecologyOpen until filledJanuary 2016 (negotiable)University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, USA
Faculty Position in Polar ScienceSeptember 15th 2015TBDUniversity of California San Diego, USA
Experienced Fundraiser, 7521389 August 20151 September 2015Department of Environmental Science, Aarhus University, Roskilde, Denmark
PostDoc position in Microbial Ecology and EcophysiologyAugust 1st 2015Sept/Oct 2015 (negotiable)Dep of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway
Evolution of metabolic cross-feeding interactionsUntil filledFlexibleMax Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena, Germany
Postdoctoral position in marine microbial symbiosis Until filledASAPUniversity of Vienna and Australian Institute of Marine Science
Postdoctural Fellow, Labratory of Molecular ResponseJuly 16th 2015TBADesert Research Institute; Reno, NV USA
Post-doc fellow(s)July 31st 2015ASAPNASA-JPL, Pasadena, CA, USA
PostDoc Position in Molecular Microbial Ecology and BioinformaticsAugust 1st 2015September 1st 2015Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO), Wageningen, the Netherlands
PhD position in Microbial C and N Cycling in SoilJuly 15th 2015Sep/Oct 2015National University of Ireland, Galway
PhD in Microbial GenomicsJuly 15th 2015Sep/Oct 2015National University of Ireland, Galway
Bioinformatics and Human Microbiome Research Postdoctoral FellowOpen until filledSeptember 1st 2015University of Maryland, Institute for Genome Sciences, Baltimore, MD, USA
PhD and Postdoc positions in soil microbial ecologyJuly 31st 2015Fall 2015Division of Microbial Ecology, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Postdoctoral Researcher: Exploring and Investigating Divergent LifeJune 30th 2015TBDDOE Joint Genome Institute / Global Viral; Walnut Creek, California, USA
2 PhD positions in organic nitrogen cycling by soil microbesJuly 31st 2015September 2015Dept. Microbiology and Ecopsystem Science, University of Vienna, Austria
3 PhD Positions in Microbial Ecology - clever cover croppingAugust 15th 2015Fall 2015 or afterNetherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO), Wageningen, the Netherlands
Bioinformatics/Genomics Postdoc in Gut Microbiome StudiesUntil position filledJuly 1st 2016University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
PhD Position in Coral Reef MicrobiologyMay 30th 20152015Australian Institute of Marine science / James Cook University, Townsville, QL, Australia
Environmental/ Evolutionary Microbiologist (senior-)lectureshipMay 28th 2015NegotiableUniversity of Roehampton, London, U.K.
Associate professor in "photosynthetic microbial consortia"May 20th 2015October 1st 2015Department of Biological Sciences, Tokyo Metropolitan University, JAPAN
Professor and Head, Department of Veterinary MicrobiologyOpen until filledJuly 1st 2015 (or when suitable)Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
PhD and PostDoc Positions in Gut Microbial EcologyMay 15th 2015Summer 2015University of Vienna, Austria
15 PhD positions in the ITN MicroWine projectApril 13th 2015September 1st 2015Aarhus University, Roskilde, Denmark (in total 13 international institutions)
Technician for Confocal nano-Raman Microspectrometry and Atomic Force Microscope FacilityMay 2nd 2015May 11th 2015School of Marine & Atmospheric Sciences, Stony Brook University, NY, USA
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Riverine Microbial EcologyApril 19th 2015TBACollege of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences Oregon State University Corvallis, Oregon, USA
Research Professor, Microbial ecologyMay 31st 2015December 1st 2015University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
Postdoc Position in Soil Molecular Microbial Ecology April 16th 2015June 1st 2015Institute for Sustainability Sciences, Agroscope, Zurich, Switzerland
Postdoctoral Fellow – Microbial Ecophysiology April 15th 2015Fall 2015Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO USA
Postdoc position in respiratory tract microbial ecologyASAPSpring 2015University of Michigan, Michigan, USA
Assistant Professor of MicrobiologyApril 27th 2015August 2015 (flexible)Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA
NASA Postdoctoral FellowshipsMarch 1st/ July 1st/ November 1st 2015FlexibleNationwide, at a NASA Center within the USA

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