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Position Title: Microbiomics Post-Doctoral Associate
Part/Full:Full Time

A postdoctoral position in microbiomics is available at the Department of Animal Science, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. The position is open for postdoctoral researchers interested in microbiome research and the links between microbes and human/animal physiology. Successful candidates will focus on using bioinformatics and statistical tools to investigate the impact of microbes in human/animal health, nutrition and evolution, working in projects related to: genetic, dietary and environmental drivers of animal/human microbiomes; systems biology of microbiomes; global patterns of the human/animal microbiome, and host-microbe interactions.
Selected candidates will interact with researchers from multiple scientific backgrounds, in a highly collaborative environment. Apply online at: (search for Job 320774). Attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references. Direct inquiries to: This position offers a competitive salary and benefits package in the vibrant, multicultural environment of the twin cities (Minneapolis-St. Paul). Required Qualifications: PhD in biology, microbiology, animal science, bioinformatics, computational biology, or related field. Desired qualifications: Experience with one or more computing programing languages, including but not limited to R, Python, C++ or Perl. Previous experience with metagenomics and transcriptomics datasets.

Company/Institution:University of Minnesota
City, State:St. Paul, MN
Zip Code:55108

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