[ES_JOBS_NET] Open postdoctoral positions at Rice in microbial processes, deadline Nov 1

Erika Marín-Spiotta marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Mon Oct 12 22:49:21 MDT 2015

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From: Caroline Masiello <masiello at rice.edu>
Date: Mon, Oct 12, 2015 at 11:20 AM

Dear colleagues,

I'd appreciate your help circulating this advertisement for open postdoc
positions at Rice,


Dr. Caroline Masiello
Professor, Earth Science
Joint: BioSciences and Chemistry

Advertisement follows:

The Departments of BioSciences and Earth Science at Rice University are
accepting applications for multiple postdoctoral positions in the area of
soil microbial processes. We seek excellent candidates with a strong
background in geobiology, environmental microbiology, and/or synthetic
biology. These postdoctoral positions are a unique opportunity for
researchers with backgrounds in biology and the Earth sciences to become
part of a team developing new synthetic biology tools to track microbial
dynamics in the Earth system. For more information, see
http://earthscience.rice.edu/biosensors/. These are one-year, full-time,
benefits-eligible positions with future years contingent upon performance
and funding. A Ph.D. in the biological sciences, Earth sciences or a
related field is required at the time of appointment.

Rice University is a highly ranked, non-sectarian, private research
university located in Houston, Texas, a dynamic, cosmopolitan city that is
the 4th largest in the nation. Rice occupies a 300-acre, tree-shaded campus
adjacent to Houston’s Museum District and the Texas Medical Center, the
world’s largest medical complex. Rice has a highly diverse and
international student body and strong culture of cross-disciplinary

Interested applicants should send a letter of research interests, a full
CV, and the names of three references to Sandra Flechsig, Keck Biosensor
Postdoc Search, Dept. of Earth Science, Rice University, 6100 Main Street,
MS 126, Houston, TX 77005; Email: geol at rice.edu. Applications received
before November 1 will get first attention.  The positions will remain open
until filled.

Rice University offers staff members a comprehensive benefit package. Rice
University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with commitment to diversity at
all levels, and considers for employment qualified applicants without
regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, disability, or
protected veteran status.
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