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Research Associate in Environmental Sciences
The Department of Environmental Sciences at the University of Virginia (UVA) seeks a postdoctoral Research Associate to contribute to computational research on ocean biogeochemistry and chemical-microbial networks using numerical modeling techniques and data analysis. The candidate will work directly with Prof. Scott Doney in the Department of Environmental Sciences and will be part of the Center for Chemical Currencies of a Microbial Planet. Learn more here.


2 Postdoctoral Investigator positions in Microbial Physiological Ecology and Microbial Interactions with Multi-omic approaches
Join the @DyhrmanLab microbial oceanography group for postdoctoral research at Columbia University and the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. Two positions are available to study microbial physiological ecology and microbial interactions with multi-omic approaches. Learn more at


Postdoctoral Researcher in Environmental Metabolomics and/or Environmental Analytical Chemistry
We invite applications for a postdoctoral researcher in the area of environmental metabolomics and/or environmental analytical chemistry. The Kujawinski lab uses analytical chemistry to explore the intersection of microbial biology and chemistry within marine systems. The Institution has a top-rated postdoctoral program that supports a dynamic postdoctoral community with formal mentoring and career guidance programs. While the primary focus of the work will be in research, the Postdoctoral Investigator will have the opportunity to participate in educational and outreach activities associated with the project. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries should be addressed to Learn more


Other opportunities

Research Support Associate in Bioinformatics
Dr. Rogier Braakman (Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences at MIT) is looking for a research support associate in bioinformatics to help understand the ecology and evolution of microbial metabolic pathways that mediate the cycling of organic carbon in the ocean. Find out more about this position. Inquiries should be addressed to

A programmer position is available through C-CoMP to work with Meren (visit his group  The successful candidate will collaborate with a dynamic and diverse group of scientists in C-CoMP. The goal is to develop advanced open-source software platforms that enable integrative investigations of complex environmental data from the world’s oceans. The successful candidate will support ongoing data integration efforts through software development, participate in scientific themes of the C-CoMP. To see the full job posting go here. This position is based  Bay Paul Center at the Marine Biological Laboratories in Woods Hole.


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