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By SuperUser Account on 11/24/2014 11:14 AM
Graduate Student Position in Mycology I am currently accepting applications for a MSc student to study ascomycete systematics beginning in September, 2015. Candidates should have a BSc in an appropriate biological science (e.g., biology, botany, microbiology, or plant pathology), field and/or laboratory experience in mycology, an appropriate cumulative GPA and/or TOFEL score, and strong spoken and written English language skills. Preference will be given to candidates with previous experience in the cultivation and characterization of fungi, training in phylogenetic analysis, and a strong interest in systematics and revisionary taxonomy. Descriptions of the Master of Science Environmental and Life Sciences at BU can be found at http://www.brandonu.ca/mels/ and http://www.brandonu.ca/calendar/. For additional information regarding this position, please contact me at untereiner@brandonu.ca and place the words...
By SuperUser Account on 11/20/2014 3:33 AM
Postdoctoral Position in Phylogenomics of Zygomycetous Fungi Postdoctoral position available in the laboratory of Dr. Joey Spatafora at Oregon State University, Department of Botany and Plant Pathology. This position is part of the NSF-funded, multi-institutional ZyGoLife project. Fungi historically classified as zygomycetes occupy an unresolved part of the Fungal Tree of Life and traditional molecular systematic studies have failed to resolve their evolutionary relationships. ZyGoLife will employ whole genome sequencing and phylogenomic analyses to resolve the genealogy of zygomycetous fungi, incorporate fossil data to calibrate the ZyGoLife tree to geologic time, and identify genomic traits associated with morphology and ecological innovations. Candidates must have a Ph.D. with experience in mycology, fungal genomics or related field. In addition, good communication skills are essential to the project. Funding for up to three years, pending adequate progress. Position will become available January 1,...
By SuperUser Account on 11/12/2014 7:32 AM
The Department of Biology (www.twu.edu/biology) at Texas Woman’s University (www.twu.edu) invites applications and nominations for the position of Department Chair, beginning as early as June 2015. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Molecular or Cellular Biology or a closely related discipline, as well as a record of research, external funding, teaching and service appropriate for a tenured appointment at the rank of Professor. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in a doctoral-level training program. A collaborative leadership style and membership in professional organizations are desirable. The successful candidate will appreciate a multidisciplinary environment and have a commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education. The Chair will teach in her/his area of specialization and maintain an active research program. The position is a 12-month administrative appointment with responsibilities for overseeing programs leading to the...
By SuperUser Account on 11/5/2014 3:52 AM
Assistant Professor-Mycology, Department of Biology Tenure-track faculty position available August 21, 2015. Responsibilities: teach undergraduate and graduate courses in majors or nonmajors (allied health science) microbiology, medical mycology, and/or introductory biology; integrate research focus into that of the existing program and advance the research opportunities of undergraduate and graduate students in their area of specialty. Minimum qualifications: earned doctorate in microbiology by November 1, 2015; demonstrated effective written and oral communication skills; evidence of excellence in teaching and competency in current approaches in area of specialization. Preferred qualifications: evidence of scholarly activity, such as postdoctoral experience, publications and grantsmanship; established research agenda that complements existing departmental concentrations; demonstrated teaching ability; collaborative potential with existing faculty at Ball State University; mycological research experience. ...