Postdoctoral Research Associate

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Postdoctoral Research Associate: University of Michigan

Microbial Ecology and Plant Physiology

A postdoctoral research position is available immediately to study the contribution of organic N via mycorrhizal fungi on plant growth response to elevated atmospheric CO2. Work will consist of a series of field experiments and data analyses aimed at providing novel insight into variation in plant N uptake and response to eCO2.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in microbial ecology, soil microbiology, biogeochemistry, or closely related field.  Expertise with molecular techniques to investigate microbial community composition and function is required.  The initial appointment period will be for 1 year with the potential of renewal. 

Applicants should email a cover letter describing research experience and goals, a curriculum vitae, reprints, and the names and addresses of three references to Drs. Inés Ibáñez ( and Donald R. Zak (, School for Environment and Sustainability, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. The University of Michigan is a non-discriminatory, equal-opportunity employer.