A full-time Research Associate position is available in the McKinlay Lab in the Dept of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington (https://biology.indiana.edu/about/faculty/mckinlay-jake.html). The successful applicant will work on an NSF-funded project to examine how location and other factors influence cooperative bacterial relationships based on the exchange of essential nutrients. Some minor lab operation duties are also expected. The successful applicant will join a friendly and motivated team with interests in microbial physiology, evolution, ecology, and biotechnology and enjoy a collaborative community within and outside of the Dept of Biology. Bloomington is a vibrant small city that boasts numerous outdoor activities, dining experiences, and cultural events (https://www.visitbloomington.com).
The position requires a Bachelor's degree in Microbiology or a related field, though applicants with a Masters or PhD degree will be considered, and previous research experience.
The applicant must be able to work independently and as part of a team.
Department Contact for Questions:
For additional questions about the position and project, please email Dr. Jake McKinlay: email@example.com.
For all other questions, please email Jeremy Bennett: firstname.lastname@example.org.
OAA #: 22103-08
Appointment Status: Non-Tenure Track
Internal Number: 10546
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