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Postdoctoral Research Associate Pathobiome of Beef Cattle

Texas A&M University
Job Location
Kleberg Center
Address 2 (optional)
United States
$ 38,000-52,000
Job Description

We are looking for a postdoctoral research associate to work in areas pathobiome of beef cattle and the impact of SARS-CoV-2 across meat processing.  This is an interdisciplinary project integrating multi-OMICS, microfluidics, microscopy and large-scale modelling. The Postdoctoral Research Associate will be responsible for designing, conducting and summarizing research projects associated with the microbiome. The project requires individual who has an interest in both computational and analytical skills in performing experiments and analyzing large sequencing datasets.

This work is aligned with a recently funded USDA-AFRI proposal and collaboration between Texas A&M University, University of Pennsylvania, USDA-ARS U.S. Meat Animal Research Center and industrial partners. The postdoctoral position is for 2 years with the possibility of extension. Please follow the link below for submitting applications. 


Required Education and Experience: PhD in microbial ecology, rumen microbiome or food microbiome or closely related field.

Demonstrated experience in working with 'omics' databases, bioinformatics coding and/or statistical analyses.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Computational and analytical skills (i.e., Python/PERL and/or Shell scripts)

Knowledge of using high performance computing

Experience working in BSL2 and or BSL3 laboratory

Demonstrated communications skills

Demonstrated publication record

Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others

Ability to work independently

Applicants are expected to be proactive, highly-organized, responsible individuals with a strong work ethic.



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