Faculty Position in Microbial Ecology At Dartmouth

Faculty Position in Microbial Ecology Department of Biological Sciences Hanover, NH USA The Department of Biological Sciences at Dartmouth College seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Microbial Ecology. We seek highly qualified candidates who investigate important questions relating to the ecology of microbes and their interactions with other organisms. Candidates must have …

Open Faculty Position: Assistant Professor of Sustainable Buildings, The Ohio State University

Department of Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering and Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, College of Engineering Applications are invited for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the field of Sustainable Buildings with a primary appointment in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering and a joint appointment in the Department of Food, …

NASA postdoctoral fellowship solicitation to study the microbiology of the #ISS

In parallel to the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation offer of two postdoctoral fellowships to study the microbiology of the ISS, NASA is also issuing a pair of postdoc fellowships on their end.  The collaboration between Sloan and NASA is great to see, since there is significant overlap between their interests in this field.  I’m really …

Dual postdoctoral fellowship opportunity to study the microbiology of the #ISS

This is so awesome. The Sloan Program in Microbiology of the Built Environment is offering a pair of postdoc fellowships to work on the microbiology of the International Space Station. Summary of the call is below, the compete information packet can be downloaded here.  And if that’s not cool enough, the next blog post is …

Program Fellow Position at the Moore Foundation in Symbiosis

Cool-sounding program fellow position at the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation working on symbiosis.   Text from the job posting below: Program Fellow, Science The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation’s science program supports exceptional scientists, invests in new technologies, and brings together new scientific partnerships. We believe in the inherent value of science and the sense …

Caporaso Lab is hiring a software engineer to work on QIIME and scikit-bio

Now that QIIME 2 is officially funded (see my recent announcement here on the American Gut Blog), the Caporaso Lab at Northern Arizona University is hiring a new full-time developer to work on QIIME, scikit-bio, An Introduction to Applied Bioinformatics, and our many on-going microbiome analysis projects. The official job posting is available here, and you can …

Job opportunity of the month: Director, Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, NIAID

Well, I am posting this here since I am hoping that they get a really really good person for this job and perhaps someone who thinks about the built environment along with microbes and infectious disease.  NIAID – the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Disease has a new job ad: Director, Division of Microbiology …

Magic in the Water

The essayist, philosopher and literary naturalist Loren Eiseley has been famously quoted for saying “If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water…” There is no better place to explore the magic than an aquarium.   Today’s molecular microbiology capabilities go way beyond the ability to satisfy our scientific curiosity. They enable …