Department of Botany, University of Hawaii at Manoa
The Amend and Hynson laboratories at the University of Hawaii in Manoa are looking for a full-time lab manager/research technician to spend 50% of his/her time in each of the two laboratories. The labs study the ecology and evolution of fungi, and are broadly interested in molecular ecology, physiological ecology, symbiosis, and community ecology. Major work is directed towards understanding cooperative associations between fungi and plants, and fungi in marine environments. The incumbent will assist in general lab maintenance, health and safety compliance, training of lab personnel and ongoing research. Common tasks will include the purchase of lab supplies and equipment, maintenance of commonly used lab stocks, general paperwork related to university health and safety standards, upkeep of chemical inventory and molecular, microbiological and greenhouse research activities. This position requires an independent, organized, and motivated individual with the ability to multitask. A basic understand of molecular, microbiological and greenhouse methods are preferred. Above all, we are looking for someone who is personable, motivated and enthusiastic about working with minimal supervision to help create world-class research labs.
Information about the Amend and Hynson laboratories can be found at:
The official job announcement, including minimum and desired qualifications is found at:
Initial appointment is for one year, with the strong possibility of extension pending availability of funds and satisfactory performance. Start data is as soon as is feasible.
Submit cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, UH Form 64( standard format ) ( large format ), resume, names of 3 professional references and official transcripts (copies accepted, originals required upon hire) via email as a single PDF to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin November 25th, 2013.
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Berkeley faculty opening for Lichenologist, URL http://ib.berkeley.edu/node/260
Closing date, October 31, 2013
The Department of Integrative Biology and the University Herbarium are seeking applications for a tenure-track position in Plant Evolutionary Biology. We seek candidates who have demonstrated excellence, originality and productivity in research, and interest in undergraduate and graduate teaching as well as public outreach. Ph.D. or equivalent is required by date of hire.
“Plant” is defined in the broadest, nonphylogenetic sense to include all the photosynthetic organisms studied in the herbarium: lichens, algae, or embryophytes; terrestrial or marine. “Evolutionary biology” is defined in the broadest sense to include ecology, systematics, phylogenetics, population genetics, conservation biology, ecophysiology, etc. — any research area that would take advantage of and contribute to the herbarium’s physical collections and bioinformatics efforts.
Posted in jobs on Oct 22nd, 2013 Comments Off
Asst Professor, Microbial Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
The Department of Natural and Applied Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is seeking applicants for a tenure track faculty position in microbial ecology, beginning in August 2014. Successful applicants will contribute to teaching and research within the Environmental Science and Biology undergraduate programs, and the Graduate program in Environmental Science & Policy. UW-Green Bay has outstanding facilities, an innovative interdisciplinary focus, a significant history of research in the field of Environmental Science, and a commitment to building a sustainable future through quality education and community outreach.
The deadline to ensure consideration of applications is Monday 21 October.
If you have questions, contact Dr. Michael Draney (email@example.com), Chair of the Recruitment and Hiring Committee.
Please see attached document for more information:
Posted in jobs on Sep 4th, 2013 Comments Off
Professor and Head, Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology
The Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology at The Pennsylvania State University is seeking a dynamic individual to provide leadership and vision as Department Head…
Please see the attached announcement for details.
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