Open Postdoc Position in Finland

The Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) and the University of Eastern Finland (UEF) are seeking highly motivated applicants for postdoctoral position in epidemiological analyses of microbial exposures and respiratory health. https://www.valtiolle.fi/en-US/Vacancy?id=33-290-2021 The position will focus in characterizing early-life indoor microbial exposures affecting asthma risk. The work comprises two lines of projects where one …

Open Postdoc Position at University of Oregon BioBE

The Biology and the Built Environment Center (BioBE) is currently seeking a post-doc to investigate fundamental questions surrounding the role of microorganisms (bacteria, viruses, fungi archaea, and protists) in the built environment and in relation to human health outcomes. Learn more and apply here. (https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/527294/post-doctoral-scholar-in-microbial-ecology)

#COVID19 Journal Club: “Community Outbreak Investigation of SARS-CoV-2 Transmission Among Bus Riders in Eastern China”

Here’s an article about a superspreader event… which of course falls under the rubric of the microbiology of the built environment, because all these large transmission events happen indoors!  “Community Outbreak Investigation of SARS-CoV-2 Transmission Among Bus Riders in Eastern China” describes… well like it says in the title.  Good evidence for airborne spread here, …

#COVID19 Journal Club “First detection of SARS-CoV-2 RNA in wastewater in North America: A study in Louisiana, USA”

More wastewater surveillance coming out.  Not sure about the title on this one since there’s been a number of publications on wastewater detection of SARS-CoV-2 in the US but maybe this title was correct when they submitted this paper “First detection of SARS-CoV-2 RNA in wastewater in North America: A study in Louisiana, USA“.  Pretty …

Postdoctoral Scholar Opportunity in Indoor Environmental Quality

We are excited to announce that we have an opportunity for a postdoctoral scholar in the Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) research group at The Ohio State University.  The postdoctoral scholar will conduct research on allergens in homes of asthmatic children in collaboration with clinicians at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and an interdisciplinary research team.  Feel free …

Job Post: Senior Chemist – Healthy Home at Bissell Corporation

The Senior Chemist – Healthy Home is responsible for development of next-generation technologies for the creation and management of a healthy home environment and microbiome, leveraging BISSELL’s unique position as a developer of both cleaning devices and chemical/natural based formulations. They assist in building department and product strategies, as well as being a liaison to …

Microbial genome bioinformatics postdoc at UC Berkeley – IGI and Banfield Lab

Source: Banfield-lab bioinformatics postdoc announcement – Google Docs   Postdoctoral Scholar:  Microbial genome bioinformatics – Innovative Genomics Institute, UC Berkeley The Banfield Lab (https://nanogeoscience.berkeley.edu/) and Innovative Genomics Institute (https://innovativegenomics.org/) at the University of California, Berkeley invite applications for a Postdoctoral Researcher position in the field of genome-resolved metagenomics. Our group specializes in generating novel insights …

Job Posting: Postdoc at Virginia Tech “Microbial Biodiversity in Trans-Atlantic Dust Plumes”

Thanks to Linsey Marr for passing this along.  Job description below: Postdoctoral Associate Position Microbial Biodiversity in Trans-Atlantic Dust Plumes Position Description: We invite applications for a three-year NASA funded postdoctoral research position in a multi-institutional and highly interdisciplinary research project. The project goal is to integrate multiplatform satellite and ground observations, as well as …

Job posting: Senior Scientist in Microbiome Sciences at PNNL

Got this job posting for a Senior Scientist in Microbiome Sciences at PNNL.   Job Description The Biological Systems Science Group within the Biological Sciences Division at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is seeking a senior scientist who will bring an established and vigorous independent research program in microbiome sciences (broadly defined) to the highly …