Topic: Genomics of host microbe interactions, with focus on the honey bee gut. Although the broad outlines of the work are defined by the funding, quite a lot of independence is possible, and encouraged.
Pay according to NIH salary schedule, UT benefits.
Initial contract would be 1 year, with potential extension to 2 or 3 years.
Start: Jan 2016 (or negotiable)
Requirements: PhD in biological sciences or related field.
Skills in bioinformatics, including experience in handling large genomic datasets.
Experience with molecular methods, such as cloning, qPCR, etc.
Willingness to work with live bees.
Strong research record, with publications from thesis work.
Curiosity and motivation, good communication skills.
If interested, please email Nancy Moran at firstname.lastname@example.org