Post-Doctoral Scientist

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Salary is commensurate with experience
September 10 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
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The postdoctoral scientist in this position will help to develop an international research coordination network of Agricultural Microbiome scientists.  In this non-traditional position, the post-doctoral scientist will play a primary role in communicating and coordinating an NSF-funded Agricultural Microbiome Research Coordinated Network and workshop organization.  The scientist in this position is expected to serve as first author on synthesis papers resulting from Ag Microbiome national workshops, partner with the 5 member co-PI team of academic, USDA, and private industry scientists in analysis and publication of agricultural microbiome research, and contribute to targeted review papers.  This position will offer a young scientist an excellent opportunity to develop a highly-visible national and international profile, and to get to know many of the top scientists in the field. 

Job Duties:

(25%) Participate in the design, implementation, and development of an international research coordination network.   

(15%) Collect, coordinate, and analyze data.

(25%) Participate in preparing and presenting data to study investigators.  Author or co-author, or otherwise collaborate on research papers, reports, conference papers and publications.

(20%)  Coordinate communication, data-sharing, and networking among members of international research network, including website management and support.   

(15%)  Partner with researchers to organize 5 international workshops to advance research in agricultural microbiomes. 

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