Instructor-level Research Associate position in the field of Microbiology, focused on the study of the role of animal-microbe interactions. The candidate must have expertise in microbial ecology, sequence analyses (16s and shot gun metagenomics), microbiota analyses, including diversity, maturity, linear discrimination, gene content using Metaphlan, IMGm, as well as RNA-based gene expression such as nanostring and RNA Seq. Must have animal work and bench work experience, ability to network with other and of teamwork. The candidate must command the scientific method and propose hypotheses and approaches to test them. The candidate is also expected to train students and teach
Minimum Education and Experience:
Applicant must have a PhD, authorization to work in the United States, and postdoctoral experience.
Posting Number: 19FA2478
Location: Cook (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 105549
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