Postdoctoral position in Insect-microbe-interactions

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Postdoctoral position in Insect-Microbe-Interactions

We are looking for a talented and motivated Postdoctoral Researcher to work on insect-microbe interactions.

The position is in the laboratory of Dr. Allison Hansen in the department of Entomology at the University of California, Riverside (UCR) starting in Spring/Summer 2018. Postdoctoral candidates must have an interest in insect-microbe interactions and a strong background in molecular biology. Applicants with prior experience in microbiology, epigenomics, small RNAs, RNAseq, proteomics, micro-injection, and/or bioinformatics (but not solely) will be highly considered.

The University of California, Riverside is an R1 research university located in Riverside, California. UCR’s Entomology department ranks second best worldwide giving you a unique and exciting opportunity to interact with a large number of world-class researchers from a diversity of cross-cutting fields .

Interested candidates should contact Allison Hansen ( with the following information:

1) a Curriculum Vitae,

2) contact information for three references, and

3) a personal research statement (2 pages max) that highlights: a) your past research experiences, b) why you want to be a postdoctoral Scholar in the Hansen lab, and c) what your career goals are after your postdoctoral experience.

When applying please include “Postdoctoral Researcher Candidate” in the subject line of the e-mail to Dr. Hansen with the attached information above by February 16, 2018 for the highest consideration.

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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

Allison Hansen
Assistant Professor
Department of Entomology
University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave
Riverside, CA 92521
(951) 827-9271 (phone) (Lab website)


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