Company:  Confidential

Job Title: Funded PhD Position in metagenomics of environmental films

Job Number: 81459

Location: Lubbock, US

Job Description

Funded PhD position starting ideally in September 2024 with research assistantship for up to 5 years. Research will focus on analyzing microbial interactions found on environmental surfaces using advanced metagenomics methods. The goal is to understand processes that drive community formation, succession, and resilience to disturbances. Research will involve any of the following activities: fieldwork for sample collection, biofilm analysis by CLASI-FISH, 16S and ITS amplicon sequencing, metagenomics, Hi-C, genome-scale metabolic modeling, bioinformatics, and integration of chemical, biochemical, and biological approaches. The  student will engage with a vibrant and highly supportive team of collaborating researchers in various institutions and fields from genome biology to chemistry and biochemistry.


Application Deadline: 2024-08-08


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