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Tenured faculty member of the university (Associate or Full Professor level) to establish a research program in origin of life (OOL) studies

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Location: Earth-Life Science Institute, Tokyo Institute of Technology 2-12-1 Ookayama, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 152-8550, Japan

The Departments of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry (MBB) and of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB) at the University of California, Irvine, invite applications for two tenure-track assistant professorships in microbiome research in the areas of Host-Microbiome Interactions and Evolution of Microbiomes.

Application deadline: Open until filled
Location: Irvine, California, USA

2.5 years position as principal engineer working on methane producing and methane consuming microorganisms in the team of Alexander T. Tveit at the UiT The Arctic University of Norway

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Start date: Flexible
Location: UiT, The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway

Genetics and Physiology of Electrotrophic bacteria (Shewanella)

Application deadline: Open until filled
Start date: Flexible
Location: Cincinnati, OH, USA

The Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences offers a Research assistant position (Pre Doc, 30hrs) at the research division 'Water Quality and Health' (Head: Prof. Dr. Andreas Farnleitner, Deputy Head: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Alexander Kirschner) on the topic "Detection and prediction of fecal pollution to guide health-related safety management of water resources” in Krems an der Donau (Austria), ~ 70 km from and well-connected to the capital Vienna.

Website: https://www.kl.ac.at/en/pharmacology-physiology-microbiology/water-quality-health

Applications should include a motivation letter, curriculum vitae, and credentials and should be sent by e-mail by August 31, 2019 to Ms. Christina Schwaiger of the Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences, Dr.-Karl-Dorrek-Straße 30, 3500 Krems, Austria (bewerbung@kl.ac.at).

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Location: Krems an der Donau/Austria (~ 70 km from Vienna & well connected by train)

Four-year position at the Technical University of Munich to investigate the microbial interactions of aquatic fungi in biofilms

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Location: Munich

Three-year position at the Technical University of Munich to expand the toolkit of single cell analysis for uncultivated microeukaryotes.

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Location: Munich
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Location: Seattle Washington

2-year position in the Dept. of Biology at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore MD under the mentorship of Jocelyne DiRuggiero.

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Location: Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA

The Working Group (WG) Microbial Biogeochemistry (MicGeo) investigates the impact of microbiomes on biogeochemical processes of terrestrial and agricultural ecosystems, and focusses on its dynamics regarding trace gas fluxes and interactions with crops. The WG collaborates with Humboldt University of Berlin and further research institutions in Berlin and Potsdam.

We offer a full time position (100%) initially limited for 24 months at our location in Müncheberg as an Bioinformatician & Application Specialist in Microbiome Analysis (M/W/D)

The announced position is affiliated with the WG MicGeotosupporting research projects on plant and soil microbiomes in agricultural ecosystems. It will be a central task to support research projects by implementing, maintaining and further developing the application infrastructure needed to conduct state-of the-art gene marker analysis, genome assembly and annotation, and metagenome and transcriptome based approaches.The successful applicant will have access to the latest cluster and virtual machine infrastructure of ZALF.

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Start date: Flexible
Location: Germany. Müncheberg, Berlin

Tenure-track Assistant Professor (9-month) position at Purdue University in fermentation sciences and allied fields

Application deadline: Open until filled
Start date: Flexible
Location: Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA

2-year position in the Dept. of Microbiology at Oregon State University in Corvallis Oregon under the mentorship of Rebecca Vega Thurber. 

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Start date: Open until filled
Location: Corvallis, OR, USA

We are looking for a talented, highly motivated candidate to expand the toolkit of sequence-to-function approaches for uncultivated microbes.

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Location: Joint Genome Institute, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA

Three Post-Doctoral positions in the field of microbial metagenomics are currently available in CMEG

Application deadline: Open until filled
Start date: TBD
Location: University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa

Join a collaborative group investigating the environmental pathology of ginseng replant disease from multiple perspectives, including specific pathogens, soil biogeochemistry, and the role of co-existing microorganisms at The University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada. 

Application deadline: Open until filled
Start date: ASAP
Location: London, Ontario, Canada

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We are seeking a highly motivated scientist to investigate the community structure and plant health functions of protists in crop rhizospheres, as part of a multidisciplinary and multi-institutional team involving the labs of Drs. Lindsay Triplett and Blaire Steven at CAES and Daniel Gage of the University of Connecticut.

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Start date: Open until filled
Location: Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station

Postdoctoral Positions are available in the microbiome research center of Shenzhen University 

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Start date: Flexible
Location: Shenzhen University
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Location: University of Arizona, Tucson, USA

Graduate student examining large-scale microbial community patterns using a combination of ecological theory and molecular data.

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Location: University of Arizona, Tucson, USA

Postdoc examining large-scale microbial community patterns using a combination of ecological theory and molecular data

Application deadline: Open until filled
Start date: ASAP
Location: University of Arizona, Tucson, USA