Sylvie Quideau, Ed Bork, and Cameron Carlyle at the University of Alberta are seeking a
motivated postdoctoral fellow to join a collaborative project investigating soil microbial
response to disturbance in mixedgrass prairies. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in soil
microbiology, biogeochemistry, or microbial ecology. Experience with molecular approaches
to characterize community composition and function is required. Strong verbal, written, and
computational skills are essential. The project is funded by an NSERC-CRD grant.
The successful candidate will be provided with an annual fellowship of CAD 45,000. The
position can start immediately and no later than August 2016. The initial appointment period
will be for one year with the potential of renewal for an additional year.
Interested candidates should e-mail their transcript, a detailed curriculum vitae, a cover letter
that summarizes their qualifications and research goals, and the names and contact
information of three references to Dr. Sylvie Quideau at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Only successful candidates will be contacted.