Postdoctoral Research Scholar
Microbial Ecology and Evolution
Institute of Ecology and Evolution
Posting: 15060
Location: Eugene
Closes: Open Until Filled

Brendan Bohannan at the University of Oregon (http://pages.uoregon.edu/bohannanlab/) is currently seeking a postdoctoral research scholar to explore fundamental questions in microbial ecology and evolution. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a biological, computational, or mathematical field and strong writing skills. Experience developing and applying theory and and/or modeling to microbial systems is highly desirable.

The successful  candidate will support  and  enhance  the  university’s
and  the  institute’s  commitment to diversity and be a key member of the META Center for Systems Biology (http://meta.uoregon.edu). The Microbial Ecology and Theory of Animals (META) Center for Systems Biology is devoted to understanding how host-microbe systems function and how this knowledge can be used to advance human health.  The successful candidate will interact closely with other META Center members, as well as take a leadership role in the Bohannan Research Group.  We are especially interested in candidates who have a strong desire to ask fundamental ecological and evolutionary questions of host-associated microbial communities. Women and minorities encouraged to apply. We invite applications from qualified candidates who share our commitment to diversity.

The position is available for 1 year with the possibility of renewal conditional on performance and funding. The start date is flexible. Please email questions regarding the position to Brendan Bohannan (bohannan@uoregon.edu).

To apply

A complete application will consist of the following materials in a single attachment:

(1) a brief cover letter explaining your background and career interests

(2) CV (including publications)

(3) names and contact information for three references

Submit materials to ie2jobs@uoregon.edu. Subject: Posting 15060

To ensure consideration, please submit applications by April 2, 2015. This position will remain open until filled. Position subject to criminal background check.

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.
http://jobs.uoregon.edu/unclassified.php?id=5037


INSTITUTE OF ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION
5289 University of Oregon, Eugene OR 97403-5289 F (541) 346-2364 http://IE2.uoregon.edu
EO/AA/ADA institution committed to cultural diversity.  The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.

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