Company:  Confidential

Job Title: M.S. graduate research assistant in Microbiome

Job Number: 75091

Location: Nashville, US

Job Description

We are looking for two master students interested in diet-microbiome associations in health starting in August 2024 or January 2025  at Tennessee State University. Project will focus on combining multi-omics methods such as metagenomics and metabolomics.

  • Candidate must have an equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a major in Biological Sciences Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, or related discipline with enthusiasm to handle large datasets.
  • Experience working with bacterial culturing techniques, anaerobic workstation, mass spectrometry, high-throughput cell-based assays, and animal models will be advantageous.
  • Experience in analyses of multi-omics data such as next-generation sequencing data and/or metabolomics data in Python is desirable.
  • Experience with R and visualization will be a plus.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills in English are desirable.

Admission Requirements:

  • A minimum quality grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.00 point scale
  • Proof of English proficiency: For international students from non-English speaking countries, proof of proficiency in English is required (IELTS/TOEFL). The minimum university requirement for IELTS is 6.0 and TOEFL is 80.
  • A minimum score of 290 on the GRE (verbal and quantitative, or verbal, quantitative and subject), or 370 on the MAT (for US MS applicants).


Application Deadline: 2024-12-01


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