Date Posted: May 22, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Florida Atlantic University's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow, Microbial Engineering and Marine Bioluminescence, Fort Pierce, FL.
The Postdoctoral Fellow will study marine bioluminescence and engineer bacterial host strains for the controlled production of bioluminescence. The aim is to develop a bioluminescent system that will be used in marine observation. The Fellow will work closely with the Principal Investigator to ensure that goals are being met. The Fellow is expected to design and perform experiments, collect and analyze data. The successful candidate will work in a multidisciplinary environment, with close collaboration with members from Ocean Engineering and Optics teams. The initial job appointment is 12 months.
Ph.D. degree in Microbial Genetics, Molecular Microbiology or related field required at time of application.
Applicable coursework in related field preferred.
Motivation and ability to work both independently and collaboratively as a team with co-workers is required.
Good communication and writing skills are also required.
Experience with microbiology and strain engineering is preferred.
Publication records in high impact, peer-reviewed journals is preferred.
Research experience with bioluminescence is preferred.
May require ability to work flexible work hours.
All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position (Postdoctoral Fellow Microbial Engineering and Marine Bioluminescence) on the Office of Human Resources' job website (https://fau.edu/jobs) by completing the required online employment application and submitting the related documents. When completing the online application, please upload the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and copies of official transcripts scanned into an electronic format.
Recommendation letters should be submitted directly Catherine Rossmell (email@example.com).The subject of the email should clearly state the name of the candidate and the position.
A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this position. This position is subject to funding.
For more information and to apply, visit www.fau.edu/jobs and go to Apply Now (REQ06148).
Florida Atlantic University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/equal access institution and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status or other protected status. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711.
FAU is committed to the principles of engaged teaching, research and service. All persons aspiring to achieve excellence in the practice of these principles are encouraged to apply.
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