Ames, Iowa

Position Information: Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate Appointment Type: Post Doc/Trainee Job Description: Summary of Duties and Responsibilities: Develop genome-scale libraries for genotype-phenotype mapping of candidate probiotic chassis organisms. Screen libraries against a variety of conditions and use high throughput sequencing to rapidly identify gene products that enhance desired phenotypes. Communicate results in both written and oral format. Specific responsibilities include experimental design, execution and troubleshooting; rigorous data analysis; review of relevant scientific literature; adherence to safe laboratory procedures; supervision of graduate and undergraduate researchers; preparation and review of manuscripts and presentations; assisting the PIs in the preparation of technical reports and intellectual disclosures. Required Minimum Qualifications: PhD in Chemical or Biological Engineering, Microbiology, or related field. Proposed Start Date: September 1, 2021 Proposed End Date or Length of Term: June 20, 2023 Number of Months Employed Per Year: 12 Month Work Period Time Type: Full time Application Instructions: To apply for this position, please click on â??Applyâ?? and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following: 1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae 2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter If you have questions regarding this application process, please email employment@iastate.edu or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485. Original Posting Date: September 2, 2021 Posting Close Date: September 9, 2021 Job Requisition Number: R6033

Ames, Iowa

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