The Wrighton laboratory seeks a postdoctoral fellow (2-3 year position) to perform independent research involving meta-omics in wetlands in support of “The EMERGE Institute, integrating research and training to characterize EMergent Ecosystem Response to ChanGE.” This position will collaborate with other researchers from multiple academic institutions world-wide (20+ researchers) across disciplines, including ecologists, modelers, and geochemists. Research time will be distributed between bioinformatics, wet-lab experiments, writing and oral dissemination of research. The goals of this position are: a) to assist in intellectual development of metabolic exchanges by contributing content to an existing computational platform based on DRAM (software developed in the Wrighton laboratory “Distilled and Refined Annotation of Metabolism”, Shaffer, Borton et al. 2020, NAR), b) discern microbial metabolic networks and c) assist with outreach activities. The postdoctoral fellow will be expected to co-author manuscripts for scientific journals, write progress reports, and assist on proposal writing. This postdoc is responsible for the training of graduate and undergraduate students, and technicians on bioinformatic methodologies.
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