Title Postdoctoral Fellow in microbial eco-evolutionary metagenomics,
Appointment Status Non-Tenure Track
Department IU Bloomington Biology
The Lennon lab (https: // microbes.bio.indiana.edu/) seeks a postdoc to work
on an NSF-funded project that is part of the CNH2: Dynamics of Integrated
Socio-Environmental Systems. Postdoc will work with shotgun metagenomic data
coming from comparative field studies and manipulative experiments to test
predictions about how microorganisms confer tolerance to environmental
conditions (i.e., drought). A PhD is required by the start of appointment
and qualified candidates will have experience with the annotation, assembly,
and querying of shotgun metagenomic data to address ecological and
evolutionary questions. The postdoc will have the opportunity to work
collaboratively with biologists from Indiana University (Dr. Jennifer Lau)
and Michigan State University (Dr. Sara Evans) as well as investigators from
social sciences to better understand the adoption and outcomes of management
decisions on midwestern farms. The position is available for 12 months with
expected renewal in subsequent years based on satisfactory performance.
Anticipated start date is June 1, 2022 but negotiable. Salary will be
commensurate with experience. Full benefits are included.
Indiana University has a large and interactive group at the interface of
ecology, evolution, and microbiology. Bloomington is situated in scenic, hilly
southern Indiana, near several parks and wilderness areas. The cultural
environment provided by the University is exceptionally rich in art, music,
A PhD is required by the start of appointment and qualified candidates will
have experience with the annotation, assembly, and querying of shotgun
metagenomic data to address ecological and evolutionary questions.
Department Contact for Questions
Inquires about the position can be directed to Jay Lennon
To apply, please submit a letter of application, a C.V, statement of research
interests, and the contact information for three references to
https: // indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/12222. Best consideration for those
applying prior to March 1, 2022.
The College of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and supporting a
diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars.
Salary and Rank Commensurate with experience, with full benefits included.
For Best Consideration Date 03/01/2022
Expected Start Date 06/01/2022
OAA # 22201-03
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Letter of Application
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