Postdoctoral Associate (microbial food safety, genomics, and molecular biology) Department of Food Science
- Cornell University
- Location: New York City, New York
- Posting Date: 09/25/2021
- Application Deadline: Open until filled
This is a one-year term appointment with the possibility of extension dependent on available work, continued funding, and success full performance.
Anticipated start date is between January 1 and June 1 2022.
Anticipated Division of Time
The post-doc will be required to perform experiments (25%), data analysis (60%), and participate in project leadership (15%) in the development of novel solutions for use in food and agriculture. Experiences include stakeholder engagement and translation of research findings and new tools for diverse end-users. This individual will utilize multiple techniques in computational biology; perform comparative taxonomic and functional analyses; develop applications of metagenomic tools relevant to the food industry; and coordinate among graduate students, industry advisors, and collaborating labs to facilitate the completion of research objectives. The ideal candidate will also have experience with standard molecular biology techniques, including NGS library preparation
The successful post-doc applicant will be required to hold, at the point of hire, a Ph.D. in food science, genomics, microbial ecology, biostatistics or related discipline.
This research is designed to be performed by one post-doc with the help of one graduate or undergraduate student. The post-doc will be supervised by Dr. Abby Snyder. Research supervision will include individual meetings with the project PI and group meetings with the entire lab. Annual participation in the project directors meeting and/or annual research conference is expected. Monthly progress summaries will be used to clarify project direction and goals.
Interested applicants should submit a CV, letter of interest, research statement, contact information for 3 professional references and a statement of diversity, equity and inclusion via https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/ 19678 . Review of applications will begin on November 1 and will continue until a successful candidate is identified.
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