postdoc at UMN studying the phytobiome

We are currently hiring a postdoc to study the determinants and consequences of the plant microbiome (bacterial, fungal, and viral), including work spanning the globally-distributed Nutrient Network experiment ( We’re looking for applicants with experience and ability in lab techniques for high-throughput sequencing and skills for manipulating and analyzing metagenomic data sets. Applicants will work with a team of PIs, postdocs, and graduate students spanning University of Minnesota’s Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior and Plant Pathology departments. A fuller description is attached. We’d like to hire as soon as possible.

Applications can be submitted via the UMN Human Resources website, .

Please pass this information along to potential applicants or others who may know of good applicants.



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About Jonathan Eisen

I am an evolutionary biologist and a Professor at U. C. Davis. (see my lab site here). My research focuses on the origin of novelty (how new processes and functions originate). To study this I focus on sequencing and analyzing genomes of organisms, especially microbes and using phylogenomic analysis

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