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Fields Related to Microbial Ecology

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PositionApplication DeadlineStart DateLocation
Microbial BioinformaticianJune 10th 2016FlexibleInstitute of Microbiology, Prague, Czech Republic
PhD student position in Microbial EcologyJune 1st 2016FlexibleMicrobial Ecology - Dept. Biology, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
Joint Genome Institute DirectorMay 18th 2016n/aBerkeley, California, USA
PhD position in Molecular Microbial EcologyMay 6th 2016September/October 2016Queen Mary University of London, UK
Microbial Ecologist / Microbiologist (tenure track) for a research programme within the Soehngen Institute of Anaerobic Microbiology (SIAM)April 30th 2016Preferably June/July 2016 Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research Texel, The Netherlands
Marine Microbiology Lab/Field TechincianMay 15th 2016May/June 2016University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA USA
Associate professor (The length of contract is four and a half years) Research Project "Isolation and physiological characterization of photosynthetic bacteria"May 10th 2016October 1st 2016Department of Biological Sciences, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Tokyo, JAPAN
Associate Professor (Tenured Position)May 10th 2016October 1st 2016Department of Biological Sciences, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Tokyo, JAPAN
Postdoctoral Research Associate: Soil Microbial and Stable Isotope EcologyJune 1st 2016September 1st 2016Michigan State University, Michigan USA
Junior microbial bioinformaticianMay 2nd 2016Latest September 1st 2016mBioInform ApS; Copenhagen; Denmark
Associate Senior Lecturer in Soil Microbial Ecology within Nitrogen CyclingMay 2nd 2016January 2017Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, dep. Forest Mycology and Plant Pathology, Uppsala, Sweden
Postdoctoral Research Fellow Position in Environmental Microbiology and Biotechnology May 31st 2016FlexibleNanyang Technological University, Singapore
PhD position - The Role of Biofilm Formation Processes in Microbiologically Influenced CorrosionMay 3rd 2016mid 2016Swinburne Faculty of Science Engineering and Technology, Hawthorn, Australia
PhD position "Back to the Roots: deciphering the plant microbiome for beneficial functions"April 15th 2016June/July 2016Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW) Wageningen, NL
15 PhD/Research positions on Promoting Single Cell Genomics to explore the ecology and evolution of hidden microeukaryotesApril 15th 2016October 1st 2016Institute of Marine Sciences (ICM-CSIC), Barcelona, Spain
Postdoc: saprotrophic microbial community structure/functionOngoingFlexibleGeorge Washington University, Washington DC, USA
Postdoctoral fellow in Microbial EcologyMay 8th 2016ASAP/negotiableMicrobial Ecology - Dept. Biology, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
PhD position in Microbial EcologyApril 25th 2016Spring 2016Queen Mary University of London, UK
PhD position on the topic: Harnessing the soil microbiome for improved stress tolerance in crop plantsMarch 21st 2016June/July 2016Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW), Wageningen
PhD position on metagenomics-driven natural product discoveryMarch 21st 2016June 1st 2016 but flexibleWageningen University, Plant Sciences, the Netherlands
Tenure Track Assistant Professor towards Associate ProfessorMarch 29th 2016Spring 2017Department of Fundamental Microbiology, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
Postdoctoral ScholarMarch 15th 2016Summer 2016Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA

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