Conducts rumen/gut microbiomics research to further the understanding of microbiological processes underpinning feed utilization and host health in farm animals (both ruminants and non-ruminants). Works on research projects funded by USDA and private sectors. Specific duties include the planning, execution, and publication of high-quality research. Assists with the preparation of extramural grant proposals and with the supervision of junior laboratory personnel (undergraduate and graduate students). Participates in meetings for research planning and evaluation. Collaborates with stakeholders including industry partners, faculty, staff, and students. Presents research findings to the scientific community and to the general public when appropriate.
This is a TERM position for a maximum of three years, dependent upon funding availability.
Doctorate in microbiology; demonstrated technical expertise and research experience in metataxonomics, metagenomics, transcriptomics, and bioinformatics; excellent project management, analytical, and data analysis skills; ability and willingness to collaborate with graduate students to guide their research and professional development; excellent communication skills (oral, written, and presentation); ability to generate new ideas, novel and unique concepts, models, and solutions.
Experience with the cultivation and single-cell genomics of rumen protozoa and R is highly.
Target Salary: $48,000.00 - $48,000.00 Annually
Job Category: Research
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