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By SuperUser Account on 8/25/2015 9:51 AM
The Gibbons lab (https://wordpress.clarku.edu/jgibbons/) in the Biology Department at Clark University is accepting applications for PhD students to start in August 2016. The overarching research theme of our lab is to understand how evolutionary forces shape the genome and how these changes influence phenotype. Our lab uses an evolutionary genomics lens to broadly study (1) fungal domestication, and (2) fungal copy number variation. To gain a comprehensive understanding of these topics, we heavily utilize whole genome next generation sequencing data to characterize patterns of genomic variation. Additionally, we pair comparative and population genomic analyses with functional experiments spanning the realms of transcriptomics, proteomics, and metabolomics. Applicants interested in fungal biology will also have opportunities to interact and collaborate with the Hibbett lab (http://www.clarku.edu/faculty/dhibbett/)....
By SuperUser Account on 8/23/2015 4:13 PM
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR – FOREST PATHOLOGY Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources – University of Georgia POSITION AND RESPONSIBILITIES: This is an academic year (9 month, 0.75 EFT), tenure-track, 0.50 EFT research, 0.25 EFT teaching appointment offered at the rank of Assistant Professor. This position reports directly to the Dean of the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources (Warnell School). The successful candidate will be expected to develop an active research program based on extramural funding. Individuals with experience in fungal pathogens, introduced pathogens, genomic and genetic approaches, and/or field diagnosis and management of forest diseases are especially encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will also be expected to teach or co-teach forest health and protection at the undergraduate level, and develop graduate level courses in their area of expertise. The successful candidate is also expected to help further develop the Warnell School’s Forest Biology program, advise/mentor...
By SuperUser Account on 8/18/2015 5:27 AM
Assistant Professor in Forest Pathology, Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences and Department of Forestry Michigan State University The Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences and the Department of Forestry in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at Michigan State University invite applicants for an annual year (12-month) tenure-track position at the assistant professor rank with a focus in forest and ornamental tree pathology. The position will be a joint appointment in Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences (60%) and Forestry (40%). Michigan State University boasts more than 175 faculty members in the Plant Sciences, ranging in disciplines from genomics and protein biochemistry, to plant breeding, food production and landscape ecology. As a unit, cutting across two colleges and five academic departments, research in the plant sciences is highly interdisciplinary and collaborative, offering numerous training opportunities for graduate and post-graduate researchers. Integrated...
By SuperUser Account on 8/12/2015 2:47 AM
We are currently seeking applications for 2 PhD students -- one to be based at The University of Colorado, and one to be based at The New York Botanical Garden -- to advance research on a recently funded project on biodiversity gradients in a global lichen diversity hotspot: the Southern Appalachian Mountains of eastern North America. The PhD students will be expected to develop an independent research project pertinent to the theme of lichen biodiversity gradients in the southern Appalachians. This research will draw evidence from diverse fields such as genomics, fieldwork, and systematic biology including: -intensive field study and biodiversity inventory -molecular systematics, taxonomy, phylogenomics -biodiversity gradients, biogeography, endemism -large scale genome assemblies for algal and fungal symbiotic partners -outreach and conservation Prior experience or training in lichenology or mycology are preferred. The PhD position is to be begin in the fall of 2016 (refer to our respective websites...