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  • Mansel Adelbert Nelson
    Mansel A Nelson Program Coordinator Tribal Environmental Education Outreach 928-523-1275 Mansel.Nelson@nau.edu Begin forwarded
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      Mansel A Nelson
      Program Coordinator
      Tribal Environmental Education Outreach
      928-523-1275

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      From: Nievita Watts <buenowat@...>
      Date: December 6, 2012 12:01:53 PM MST
      To: <GEOSCIENCE-ALLIANCE@...>
      Subject: [GEOSCIENCE-ALLIANCE] Postdoc position
      Reply-To: Nievita Watts <buenowat@...>

      Hello,

      We have a postdoc position available this winter in microbial communities research. Heavy on microbiology and biochemistry, but if you know someone…

       

      Postdoctoral Research - Microbial Communities

      Postdoctoral Research position beginning winter 2013; starting date to be determined.

       

      This Postdoctoral Research position will be housed in the Institute of Environmental Health (IEH), Division of Environmental & Biomolecular Systems (EBS), on the OHSU Walker Road Campus in Beaverton, Oregon. It is also affiliated with the NSF-funded Center for Coastal Margin Observation and Prediction (CMOP).

       

      Key responsibilities: Conducting research involving characterization of microbial communities inhabiting the estuarine and marine environments of the Columbia River estuary and plume using the methodology of molecular biology and biochemistry.

       

      Responsibilities will also include field sampling, including planning and participation in extended research cruises; nucleic acid extraction culminating in transcriptomic and microscopical analyses; presenting findings in seminars and at regional and national conferences; and assisting in the direction of graduate students, interns, volunteers, and other lab personnel. This position is also responsible for writing up research results in a timely manner and publishing notable findings.

       

      Job requirements:

      ·        Ph.D. degree in Biology, Marine Sciences, or Microbiology.

      ·        Experience in organizing and serving on marine research cruises.

      ·         Experience in the use of molecular techniques in exploring the genetic composition and gene expression within natural microbial communities.

      ·        Strong laboratory and computer skills.

      ·        Proven ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team.

      ·        Good writing and organizational abilities.

      ·        Ability to independently travel to Astoria, OR and Newport, OR as field research requires.

      ·        Oregon or other driver license to operate a motor vehicle.

      Preferred: Practical knowledge of protist molecular genetics. 

       

      Apply for position IRC38069 at:

      http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/services/human-resources/     

      Compensation: $38,495 - $47,344 depending on experience

       

       

       

      Nievita Bueno Watts, PhD

      Director of Academic Programs

      Center for Coastal Margin Observation & Prediction

      Oregon Health & Science University

      20000 NW Walker Road

      Beaverton, OR 97006-8921

      Phone: 503-748-1099

      Fax: 503-748-1273

      buenowat@...

      www.stccmop.org

       

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