This position requires a PhD level scientist to use tools from molecular microbial ecology and genomics to conduct original research into the evolutionary ecology of bacteria from the genus Streptomyces. The individual will be required to extract and analyze DNA from soil samples, to culture and isolate bacteria from soil, and to perform genetic, phenotypic, and physiological analysis of bacterial isolates. Research will examine Streptomyces biogeography by employing high throughput amplicon sequencing of samples collected across North America. In addition, comparative population genomic analyses will be used to evaluate the spatially explicit evolutionary history of population structure within and between species. The individual should be skilled in bioinformatics and the analysis of DNA sequence data. The individual will also need to coordinate sample/strain collection, processing, and storage.
Anticipated Division of Time
The individual will be 100% research.
The applicant will have or expect a PhD prior to employment, and will have a strong background in microbiology and bioinformatics.
The candidate will need to supervise graduate and undergraduate students engaged in original research and routine laboratory tasks.
How to Apply A letter of interest in the position, C.V., and contact information for three references should be emailed to Daniel Buckley at: email@example.com
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
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