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A Postdoctoral Fellow position funded by the AKC Canine Health Foundation is available to study the improvement of canine tick-borne disease diagnostics using next-generation sequencing in a collaborative, multi-disciplinary environment. This position will be expected to conduct analytical and experimental research in the area of computational biology/bioinformatics, with emphasis in data analysis of next-generation sequencing. This project is led by Dr. Pedro Diniz (https://rebrand.ly/pdiniz) and Dr. Brian Oakley (https://rebrand.ly/boakley). The postdoctoral researcher’s development will be enhanced through structured mentoring activities to provide the skills, knowledge and experience to prepare him/her to excel in his/her career path. Western University of Health Sciences has a dynamic research environment where scientists with both academic and industry experience work collaboratively. The university is located 45 minutes from Los Angeles, in Southern California, with stunning natural diversity (beach, mountains, deserts, etc.), a vibrant multicultural society and a large and successful regional bioscience industry. Women and under-represented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application deadline: Open until filled
Start date: ASAP
Location: Pomona, CA USA

Our research aim is to assess the microbiome composition in mummified human remains.

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Location: Institute for Mummy Studies, Eurac Research, Bolzano, Italy

The PhD project focusses on the interplay of respiration and photosynthesis in cultures of photoheterotrophic bacteria using biochemical and biophysical techniques.

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Start date: Flexible
Location: The Laboratory of Anoxygenic Phototrophs at the Institute of Microbiology of the Czech Academy of Sciences in Třeboň, Czech Republic

Doing independent research in bioinformatic analysis of microbiomes and biological interactions in various habitats is enjoyable in itself. As an additional treat, you are going to do this job in a very livable town located in an area where others love to spend their holidays.

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Start date: Open until filled

Join a collaborative group investigating the environmental pathology of ginseng replant disease from multiple perspectives, including specific pathogens, soil biogeochemistry, and the role of co-existing microorganisms at The University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada. 

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Location: London, Ontario, Canada

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We are seeking a highly motivated scientist to investigate the community structure and plant health functions of protists in crop rhizospheres, as part of a multidisciplinary and multi-institutional team involving the labs of Drs. Lindsay Triplett and Blaire Steven at CAES and Daniel Gage of the University of Connecticut.

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Location: Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station

New feeding approaches for optimal piglet microbiota

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Location: Institut national de la recherche scientifique, Laval, Canada

A PhD position is available in a collaborative project between the groups of Dagmar Woebken at the Division of Microbial Ecology and of Veronika Mayer in the Department of Botany and Biodiversity Research, University of Vienna, Austria.

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Location: University of Vienna, Austria

 Independent, creative, and self-driven microbial ecologist to join our multi-disciplinary team investigating metabolic interactions between microalgae and bacteria as part of a Department of Energy funded program. 

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Location: Livermore, CA

This research project brings together research teams from Austria, Germany and Switzerland. Fundamental know-how on the distribution, diversity, nutrient requirements, symbionts, and the biotechnological potential of Anaerobic Fungi shall be explored.

For more information please refer to: https://www.uibk.ac.at/newsroom/entfesselung-despotenzials-
der-anaeroben-pilze.html.de (German) and http://www.mycologytyrol.org/k2-
listing/item/367-hipoaf (English)

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Location: University of Innsbruck, Department of Microbiology, Innsbruck, Austria

Microbial Physiology Group at MPI Bremen is looking for a post-doc with proven experience in in silico analyses of omics data sets.

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Location: Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany

A full-time postdoc researcher position is open at the Soil and Water Research Infrastructure at the Biology Centre, CAS in Budweis, Czechia to study the millipede microbiome through stable-isotope targeted meta-omics techniques.

Application deadline: Open until filled
Start date: Flexible
Location: Biology Centre CAS, České Budějovice, Czechia

A post-doctoral position in microbial ecology of extreme environments is available in the group of Jocelyne DiRuggiero at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD, USA

Application deadline: Open until filled
Start date: ASAP
Location: Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA

A Postdoc and a PhD student position are available in the group of Alexander Loy at the Division of Microbial Ecology, Uni Vienna, Austria

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Start date: Flexible
Location: Department of Microbiology and Ecosystem Science, University of Vienna, Austria

Postdoctoral opportunity at Stanford University to examine how hydrological perturbation shapes the structure and function of subsurface N-cycling microbial communities.

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Start date: Open until filled
Location: Stanford University

Postdoctoral position in microbial community genomics of water treatment at DOE Joint Genome Institute

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Location: Berkeley, CA

Postdoctoral Positions are available in the microbiome research center of Shenzhen University 

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Start date: Flexible
Location: Shenzhen University
Application deadline: Open until filled
Start date: Open until filled
Location: University of Arizona, Tucson, USA

Postdoc examining the metagenomics of arid soils

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Location: University of Arizona, Tucson, USA

Graduate student examining large-scale microbial community patterns using a combination of ecological theory and molecular data.

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Location: University of Arizona, Tucson, USA

Postdoc examining large-scale microbial community patterns using a combination of ecological theory and molecular data

Application deadline: Open until filled
Start date: ASAP
Location: University of Arizona, Tucson, USA