Post-Doctoral Scientist Position

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Sep 14, 2017
Nov 14, 2017
Organization Type
University and College

Post-Doctoral Scientist Position
University of Minnesota
100% time, appointment 1-5 years

Required:  Ph.D. in Plant Pathology, Microbiology, Ecology, Molecular Biology, or a related field.  Preferred:  Experience in generation and analysis of microbiome datasets, including amplicon sequencing or other ‘omics approaches.

Responsibilities:  The postdoctoral scientist in this position will help to develop an international research coordination network of Agricultural Microbiome scientists.  In this non-traditional position, the post-doctoral scientist will play a primary role in communication, coordination, workshop development, and publications within an NSF-funded Agricultural Microbiome Research Coordinated Network. 

(25%) Participate in the design, implementation, and development of an international research coordination network.   

(15%) Collect, coordinate, and analyze data.

(25%) Author or co-author, or otherwise collaborate on research papers, reports, conference papers and publications.

(20%)  Coordinate communication, data-sharing, and networking among network members, including website management and support.   

(15%)  Partner with researchers to organize 5 international workshops to advance research in agricultural microbiomes.

How to apply:  To apply, please submit a letter of application highlighting your relevant work and research experience; include a current CV, graduate school transcripts, and the names and contact information for 3 references.

Consideration of applicants will begin October 1, 2017.   

Questions?  Dr. Linda Kinkel, University of Minnesota,