Job Opening at Smithsonian Environmental Research Center – Marine Disease/Parasite Ecologist

The Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) is seeking a scholar with expertise in marine diseases (pathogens) and/or marine parasites to develop a new research program in marine disease ecology. The candidate will leverage the capabilities of existing SERC labs and bridge interests at SERC and throughout the Smithsonian Institution to better understand human drivers of coastal disease processes.

Deadline: January 31, 2017

Author: 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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