Fellow (Post Doc) (Biology)

Manhattan KS
Dec 22, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

General Description of Position:

Postdoctoral Researcher; Microbiomes & Adaptation to Extreme Environments

Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks candidates whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's commitment to the Principles of Community.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates are expected to have completed or be completing a PhD degree, to have strong written and oral communication skills, and to be able to work both independently and as part of a collaborative team.

Preferred Qualifications:

We particularly welcome applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds. We are interested in recruiting creative minds that have an interest in developing and leading independent projects. Ideal candidates will also have two of the following core competencies: (1) experience with the analysis of microbiomes or a background in microbial ecology; (2) bioinformatics skills relevant to the analysis of next-generation sequence data; (3) experience with fish/aquatic biology in an experimental or field setting.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.

Interested applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter that includes a statement of research interests that explicitly describes your professional qualifications for the position in the context of research goals, and contact information for three references.

Screening of Applications Begins:

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Salary Range/ Pay Rate:

Salary will be commensurate with experience.  $47,476 - $52,000

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.