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Fields Related to Microbial Ecology

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PositionApplication DeadlineStart DateLocation
Postdoc Position – Microbial Evolutionary EcologyOpen until filledFlexibleCornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
Microbiome Systems BiologistNovember 1st 2016September 2017Virginia Tech USA
Postdoc PositionASAPASAPUniversity of Alicante, Spain
Junior Specialist in Marine Microbial EcologyOctober 7th 2016tbdUniversity of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, USA
PostDoc position AmsterdamOctober 14th 2016December 1st 2016University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2 Assistant Professors positionsSeptember 25th 2016FlexibleUniversity of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Multiple Faculty Positions - Center for Microbiome and Human Healthn/an/aCleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Postdoctoral Associate - Molecular Microbial EcologyOctober 17th 2016to be negotiatedUniversity of Minnesota, Duluth, MN USA
PhD and PostDoc positions in gut microbiology / microbial ecology and computational modellingOpen until filledFlexibleDivision of Microbial Ecology, University of Vienna, Austria
PhD -the role of beneficial microbes in insect adaptationOctober 5th 2016FlexibleQueen Mary University of London, UK
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in GeomicrobiologyNovember 15th 2016August 2017Baylor University, Waco, TX, USA
Ph.D student position, Marine Ecology: Anthropogenic Impact on Benthic BiodiversitySeptember 30th 2016tbdDepartment of Ecology, Environment and Plant Sciences, Stockholm University, Sweden
Postdoctoral Research AssociateOpen until filledOctober 2016Princeton University, Princeton, NJ USA
Postdoctoral Fellow - Marine protistan ecology and evolutionAugust 19th 2016September 1st 2016Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute Moss Landing, CA
Food Animal Microbiome Assistant/Associate Professoruntil position filled (reviewing per 9-2016)November 1st 2016Purdue University, Animal Sciences Dept, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA
Assistant ProfessorSeptember 9th 2016tbdOregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, USA
Postdoctoral research associateAugust 1st 2016Fall 2016Department of Food Science, University of Arkansas, USA
PhD position in bioinformatics, microbial ecology and meta-omicsAugust 15th 2016Fall 2016Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway
PostDoc Microbial Ecology & WUR BioinformaticsSeptember 4th 2016To be negotiatedNetherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW) and Wageningen University (WUR)
6 Senior (or tenure track) scientists for the Department of Marine Microbiology and BiogeochemistrySeptember 2016January 2017Royal NIOZ Texel, The Netherlands
Postdoc and PhD positions in Microbial Molecular Ecology/Environmental MicrobiologyOngoingFlexibleUniversity of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
PhD position Plant-Microbial EcologyAugust 15th 2016Oct-Jan 2016/2017University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
Postdoctoral ResearcherOpen until filledFlexible but as early as 9-2016Stanford University, Stanford, CA USA
Environmental chemist/microbiologistAugust 12th 2016To be negotiatedThe Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS), Copenhagen
Postdoc / Researcher in Microbial BioinformaticsOpen until filledFlexibleInstitute of Microbiology, Prague, Czech Republic
PhD position in Microbial Molecular EcologyJuly 24th 2016October 1st 2016Geomicrobiology department, University of Tuebingen, Germany
Assistant ProfessorSeptember 8th 2016September 1st 2017University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
5 Year Research Scientist in BioinformaticsJuly 1st 2016To be negotiatedAustralian Institute of Marine Science, Queensland Australia
Postdoctoral FellowOpen until filledFlexibleUniversity of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
Postdoctoral FellowOpen until filledImmediateUSDA ARS, Leetown, WV and University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
Postdoctoral Research on "Microbial biology and geochemical processes of contrasting ecosystems: from desert to tropics" Open until filledFlexibleArizona State University, USA
Postdoctoral Fellow in Microbial BioinformaticsOpen until filledTo be negotiatedSouth Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI), Adelaide, Australia
Postdoc: saprotrophic microbial community structure/functionOngoingFlexibleGeorge Washington University, Washington DC, USA

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