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By SuperUser Account on 9/27/2015 2:10 PM
Multiple Hires in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is pleased to announce the four faculty searches described below as part of an integrated and dynamic growth stage for the department. We seek outstanding scholars to fill the following tenure track positions: Conservation Biology, Assistant Professor. We invite applications from candidates working on any aspect of ecology or evolutionary biology relevant to the conservation of biodiversity. Evolutionary Biology, Assistant Professor. We invite applications from individuals with research interests at the cutting edge of any area of evolution. Herbarium Director, Assistant or Associate Professor. We seek to fill a tenure-track position in any area of ecology and evolutionary biology, where a responsibility of this position will be supervision and further development of the superb UTK herbarium. Spatial Biology, Assistant...
By SuperUser Account on 9/24/2015 4:04 AM
Biology Department: Assistant Professor of Microbiology Microbiology Faculty Position. The Department of Biology at Clark University, Worcester MA (www.clarku.edu/departments/biology/) invites applications for a tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2016. The successful candidate is expected to develop an externally-funded research program in any field of microbiology, involving PhD, MS, and undergraduate students, and will teach microbiology and courses in their area of expertise. Clark University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. We are an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity university and we strongly encourage women and members of minority groups to apply. For full consideration, one electronic file with a CV, research and teaching statements, and...
By SuperUser Account on 9/24/2015 1:05 AM
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By SuperUser Account on 9/23/2015 2:08 PM
The Walker Lab at Tennessee Tech University is currently seeking applications for MSc students to advance research on a project focused on bacterial and fungal interactions with reptiles and amphibians. Our lab group uses next-generation sequencing and culture dependent approaches to study host-microbe associations of the herpetofauna microbiome. Emerging infectious fungal pathogens are threatening reptiles and amphibians world-wide; therefore, we are interested in answering broad questions centered on the importance of the host microbiome in species conservation. The southeastern United States is a global ‘hotspot’ for amphibian biodiversity and serves as a foundation for our field studies. MSc students will be expected to develop an independent research project in the beautiful southeastern US studying microbial symbionts and pathogens of reptiles or amphibians. Research will draw evidence from diverse fields such as genomics, fieldwork, molecular systematics and pathology. Prior experience or training...
By SuperUser Account on 9/23/2015 2:01 PM
EIGHT ASSISTANT PROFESSOR TENURE-TRACK POSITIONS The College of Agriculture at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, invites applications from outstanding basic scientists for eight academic year tenure-track assistant professor positions that will comprise a college-wide cluster hire in fundamental plant biology. Candidates utilizing modern methods to address important questions in plant biology including but not limited to genomics and molecular genetics, computational modeling, biosensor/imaging, synthetic biology and metabolism are all encouraged to apply. We are interested in individuals working on molecular, organismal or ecosystem levels, and in model systems, crops, or natural systems. We envision that the majority of candidates will be considered for positions in the Department of Botany and Plant Pathology and the Department of Biochemistry. Positions are also available in the Department of Agronomy, the Department of Entomology, the Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, and the Department...
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...
By SuperUser Account on 7/20/2015 7:48 AM
The Department of Botany and Plant Pathology at Purdue University is seeking applications for a faculty position in epidemiology at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. The position is tenure track, with an academic year appointment. The primary responsibility involves research on the epidemiology of plant diseases important to Indiana, with secondary responsibility in teaching at the graduate and undergraduate level. The successful candidate is expected to develop a nationally and internationally recognized research program focused on plant disease epidemiology, encompassing host, pathogen, and environmental aspects of disease development. Specific areas of research may include, but are not limited to, quantitative analysis of plant disease, defining the influence of environmental factors on infection and disease development and the development of explanatory or predictive models of plant disease progress. The successful candidate will be expected to attract external support and collaborate effectively...