Faculty Opportunities

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Sofja Kovalevskaja Award for young research talents

Application deadline: 31 July 2017

Valuable seed capital and the best conditions for junior researchers from abroad: with the Sofja Kovalevskaja Award, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation promotes outstanding talent and creative approaches to research. Award winners receive up to €1.65 million each, enabling them to spend five years establishing and heading their own research groups at a research institution in Germany.

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“I want to create healthier lives through good nutrition”
Nestlé Research Center, Vers-chez-les-Blanc, Switzerland Undefined period of time contract, act. rate 100%

Over the last 5 years, the 600-staff NRC has published around 1000 scientific publications in peer review journals and files about 80 patents every year. The NRC also has around 100 research collaborations with universities or research institutes around the world.

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Bernard Berger
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The Center for Integrated Fungal Research invites applications for a 9-month tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the Department of Entomology & Plant Pathology at North Carolina State University. This faculty position is located on the main campus in Raleigh, North Carolina, and has a 80% research and 20% academic appointment. The selected individual will have a background in biology, or related field, with expertise in biochemistry, chemometrics, metabolic engineering, or phytochemistry.

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Dr. Ignazio Carbone
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Cornell’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (https://cals.cornell.edu/) invites applications for a 9-month, tenure-track faculty position in Host-Microbe Interactions. The new faculty member will be expected to develop and sustain a strong, internationally recognized, and well-funded research program in the area of host-microbe biology. The studied interactions between host and microbe may span the continuum from pathogenic to beneficial, and may emphasize any host system including vertebrate animals, invertebrates, and plants.

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Brian Lazzaro
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The Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division (VIDD) at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (Fred Hutch) is recruiting a full-time faculty member at the Assistant Member or Associate Member level in the Physician/Scientist pathway. The individual will be expected to develop his or her own independent laboratory research program in the field of the gut microbiome as it relates to cancer.

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The University of Minnesota (UMN) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position, Assistant Professor rank, with expertise in the microbiome. Among the nation’s top 10 public research universities, the UMN is one of only three universities in the United States with a comprehensive Academic Health Center, College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resources Sciences http://www.cfans.umn.edu and College of Biological Sciences on one campus.

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The Department of Microbiology and the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Microbial Systems Biology, with a primary appointment in Microbiology. We seek applicants whose research will center on modeling the metabolism, regulation, evolution, and other emergent properties of microbial systems on the intracellular, community, or ecosystem level.

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Dr. Steven Wilhelm
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The mission of the Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion (DHQP) is to promote patient safety across healthcare settings through prevention, control, and investigation of healthcare-associated infections (HAI) and outbreaks, adverse events related to drugs and immunizations; and infections from blood, organ, and other tissues.  DHQP has played a critical role in recent public health emergencies such as the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa, MERS coronavirus, the Elizabethkingia outbreak, and Zika.  The Metagenomics and Molecular Biology Team is an innovative, cross-cutting, col

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Alison Laufer Halpin
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The Department of Pathobiological Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin–Madison is seeking candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the field of immunology. The applicant will be expected to develop a strong research program addressing mechanisms of innate or adaptive immunity in health or diseases of animals/humans. Exceptional candidates for early-stage Associate Professor may also be considered.

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Dr. M. Suresh
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Janssen Research & Development, L.L.C., a division of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies is recruiting for an Scientist, located in Spring House, PA.

 

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An independent tenure-­track research position, the equivalent of an assistant professor, is available in the Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB), CCR, NCI for a scientist working in the field of prokaryotic biology. Candidates must have a PhD and/or M.D. or equivalent earned doctoral degree and a proven record of

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Alonda McDuffie
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Position: Assistant/Associate Professor, tenure-track (9-month) position at Purdue University with research and teaching responsibilities related to food animal microbiomes.

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Dr. Scott Radcliffe
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Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Michigan seeks applicants for three assistant professor (tenure-track) positions in ecology. These are university-year appointments with an expected start date of September 1, 2017.

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