Job adverts

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The Faculty of Science/ the Institute for Biology is looking for a Postdoc 

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Location: Leiden University, The Netherlands

Nitrogen cycling in the subsurface biosphere – an analogue for early life on Earth

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Location: University of Southampton

PhD positions at the University of Florida, including several projects in Microbial Ecology

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Location: UF/IFAS

The Faculty of Science / The Institute for Biology is looking for: 2 PhD students: Microbial Induction of Plant Resilience to Drought Stress (MicroRes)

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Location: Leiden University, The Netherlands

PhD or MSc position in the Kembel lab at UQAM (Montréal, Canada) to study the ecology and evolution of Methylobacterium.

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Location: UQAM, Montréal, Canada

PhD position at the Chair of Ecological Microbiology, U. Bayreuth (Prof. T. Lueders)

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Location: University of Bayreuth, Germany

Dr Trinity Hamilton and Dr Jim Elser seek two postdoctoral researchers for a three-year, collaborative NSF-funded project: “Testing for nutrient limitation in alpine snow algae ecosystems”

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Location: Flathead Lake Biological Station, Polson, MT (University of Montana) or the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Minnesota

Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Marine Microbial Ecology

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Location: University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA

Assistant Professor in Coral Reef Biology in the Department of Marine Biology at Texas A&M University at Galveston Tenure-track Assistant Professor

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Location: Texas A&M University at Galveston

PhD position at the State University of New York (Syracuse, NY) to study interactions between aquatic prokaryotes and organic micropollutants

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Location: Syracuse, NY

Microbial Ecology and Environmental Data Science

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Location: Pocatello, ID, USA

The Trivedi Lab at Colorado State University seeks a postdoctoral researcher in the area of the environmental microbiome.

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Location: Fort Collins, Colorado, USA

The Hernández lab at the University of East Anglia is looking for a PhD student to study the distribution and activity of trace gas oxidizers in Australian rainforest soils. 

Supervisory Team: Dr. Marcela Hernández, Prof Colin Murrell, Dr Chris Greening and Dr Falk Hildebrand

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Location: Norwich, UK

The Hernández lab at the University of East Anglia is looking for a PhD student to work on the role of trace gases and the microbes that consume them in the development of volcanic soils.

Supervisory Team: Dr Marcela Hernández, Prof Colin Murrell and Dr Laura Lehtovirta-Morley.

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Location: Norwich, UK

Seeking a Ph.D. student in Fall or Spring '22 to study nitrous oxide sources in the Benguela OMZ using 'omics' techniques.

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Start date: Open until filled
Location: Florida State University

The Campbell lab at Clemson University is looking for a PhD student to work on the effects of drought and nutrients on the microbiomes of agriculturally important crops.

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Location: Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, USA

The Louca Lab at the University of Oregon, Eugene, USA, is seeking PhD students to work on the ecology and evolution of microorganisms (bacteria & archaea), using any combination of bioinformatics, mathematical modeling, microcosm experiments and field surveys.

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Location: Eugene, Oregon, USA

Examining how hydrological perturbations influence subsurface microbial community structure

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Location: Stanford University

A Post-Doc Position is available at the Peng Lab, University of South Carolina.

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Location: Columbia, South Carolina, USA

A PhD position is available at Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi to work on plants and microbes in wetlands. 

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Location: Corpus Christi, Texas, USA

The Center for Ecosystem Science and Society at Northern Arizona University is recruiting PhD and MS students in microbial ecology (qSIP!) and ecosystem science

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Start date: Flexible
Location: Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff AZ

Come join the Microalgae & Microbiomes Research Group at UiT - The Arctic University of Norway!

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Start date: Flexible
Location: Tromsø, Norway

We are recruiting multiple graduate students (2 Ph.D., 1 M.S.) into an interdisciplinary research team to broadly focus on the fate of belowground carbon at Virginia Tech.

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Start date: Flexible
Location: Blacksburg, VA, USA

The Department of Microbiological Sciences is seeking to fill a full-time bioinformatician position to support a new agribiome research initiative. 

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Location: North Dakota State University

A PhD position to study the distribution of different traits (genomic and functional) among CH4-cycling microbial guilds from Amazon peatlands is available at ASU.

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Location: Tempe, AZ, USA

The Marine and Environmental Biology (MEB) section of the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Southern California invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Marine Biology (broadly defined) focusing on interactions between marine organisms and their chemical and physical environments.

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Location: San Francisco, California (USA)

PhD student opportunity to study microbial drivers of Anaerobic Methane Oxidation in Amazon peatlands

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Location: Tempe, AZ, USA

The Moran and Edison labs at the University of Georgia are hiring two post-doctoral positions in marine microbial ecology and/or microbial metabolomics

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Tenure track position at any of the Univesity of Miami RSMAS Departments, including: Atmospheric Sciences, Ocean Sciences, Marine Geosciences, Marine Biology and Ecology, or Environmental Science and Policy

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Location: Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science of the University of Miami

We look for a motivated postdoc to work in a project “Linking microclimate, deadwood microbial diversity, adaption mechanisms and ecosystem processes

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Location: Institute of Microbiology, Prague, Czech Republic

People and trees: intimately connected by a shared microbiome in an urban world

Application deadline: Open until filled
Start date: Flexible
Location: Université de Sherbrooke

Exciting projects for candidates with strong background in Microbial Ecology. The goal is to establish and apply cryoET as a new discovery tool.

Application deadline: Open until filled
Start date: Open until filled
Location: ETH Zürich, Department of Biology, Institute of Molecular Biology & Biophysics, Switzerland