Essential Duties - Develop innovative research using stable isotope probing, secondary ion imaging (NanoSIMS) and ‘omics molecular analysis to target soil phage interactions - Develop and pursue innovative research using 13C, 15N, and 18O stable isotope analyses combined with ‘omics molecular analysis. - Collaborate with a diverse team of multidisciplinary scientists and technical personnel. - Perform independent research and lead new projects in the area of soil microbiome research and isotope-‘omics enabled method development. - Publish research results in peer-reviewed scientific or technical journals and present results at external conferences, seminars, and/or technical meetings.
Qualifications PhD in Microbial Ecology, Viral Ecology, Microbiology, Biology, Biogeochemistry, or related field and demonstrated experience. - Experience in environmental viral ecology and/or microbiology - Analytical experience with microanalysis and microscopy - Skilled with bioinformatics and microbial community statistical analyses - Publication record in well-regarded refereed journals. - Demonstrated ability as an independent and innovative experimentalist - Demonstrated experience in written and verbal communication skills necessary to deliver presentations and prepare written publications, and reports.
Interested parties should contact Steve Blazewicz, firstname.lastname@example.org
NOTE: This is a two-year term appointment with the possibility of extension to a maximum of three years. Eligible candidates are recent PhDs within five years of the month of the degree award at time of employment offer.