Postdoctoral Scholar - Predicting Microbiome Responses to Environmental Change

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Postdoctoral Scholar - Predicting Microbiome Responses to Environmental Change Application Window

Open date: February 22nd, 2021

Last review date: Wednesday, Mar 24, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Saturday, May 1, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

A full-time postdoctoral scholar position is open at UC Irvine on predictive knowledge of soil microbiome processes responding to environmental change. The successful candidate will develop models and integrate them with experimental data to analyze evolutionary mechanisms, community processes, and carbon/nutrient cycling in microbiomes experiencing drought and other environmental changes. This position is supported by NSF- and DOE-funded grants to Steven Allison in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at UC Irvine. The postdoc will work in a dynamic, inclusive, and collaborative research environment to develop and advance trait-based modeling approaches.

Interested candidates should direct inquiries to Steven Allison ([email protected]) and submit a formal application through UC Irvine’s recruitment website (; Postdoctoral candidates are encouraged to apply by May 1, 2021, but the position will remain open until filled.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

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Job locationIrvine, CA




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Posted: 2/23/2021
Application Due: 4/24/2021
Work Type: Full Time