Microbiome Bioinformatics Postdoctoral Scientist

The Metcalf lab at CSU is seeking a microbiome bioinformatics postdoctoral scientist. The scientist will analyze multi-omics microbial data sets, including but not limited to: amplicon sequencing data, shotgun metagenomics data, and metabolomics data. Min. reqs.: Ph.D. in bioinformatics, ecology, microbiology or similar field. Proficient in coding languages (Python preferred). Demonstrated knowledge of microbiome science. View full announcement: http://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/56366. Apply by 07/15/18 for full consideration. CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.

The position will be responsible for leading analyses for a National Institute of Justice funded project (developing a microbial clock for estimating the postmortem interval) in addition to several, small pilot projects. Find out more about this lab’s research at JessicaLMetcalf.com. NIJ award abstracts can be found at: https://goo.gl/fzY7do and https://goo.gl/1qP2rg.

The postdoc will be expected to communicate findings in peer-reviewed journals, contribute to project management, and train other members of the Metcalf Lab.

The Metcalf lab is part of an exciting new Microbiome Initiative at CSU. You will have many great colleagues – read more about us at http://microbiome.agsci.colostate.edu/!

CSU is located in Fort Collins, CO. Do you love outstanding science, sunshine, wildlife, breweries, bike paths, impressive geological features, and a vibrant downtown?  Then you will love this town!

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