Job: Postdoc in Metagenomics of Chemosynthetic Communities

Title Postdoc in Metagenomics of Chemosynthetic Communities
Agency, Location University of Washington/NOAA PMEL/Seattle, WA
Categories Post-doc
Job # 13536
Salary UW salary commensurate with experience, includes full benefits

Conducts bioinformatics and next-generation sequencing DNA assays and analyses

  • Co-authors and writes peer-reviewed publications
  • Presents papers at scientific conferences
  • Updates website
  • Writes or assists with proposals
  • Possesses, applies, and advances knowledge of genetics,  genomics, and bioinformatics

Excellent verbal and written skills.

  • Strong research skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Effective problem solving/critical thinking.
  • Strong technical communication and collaboration.
Educational requirement: PhD in Biology, Ecology, or Biological Oceanography or related with Molecular Genetics specialization.
Experience requirement, minimum: 2+ years experience in DNA extraction, PCR, DNA sequencing, phylogenetic analysis, population genetics, environmental DNA, bioinformatics
The workplace is NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, a federal laboratory, for which only U.S. citizens or permanent residents will be considered.
Ad Closing Date: October 15 , 2019

Carol Stepien/ [email protected]