Opportunities

Recruiting Postdoctoral Scientist

A postdoctoral scientist position (2+ years) is available in Prof. Benjamin Callahan’s at North Carolina State University. The postdoc will lead the development of new methods for the analysis of high-throughput microbiome data, and the implementation of those methods as tools accessible to the wider research community. Applicants are expected to have obtained a PhD in a field related to either half of “quantitative biology” (eg. computer science, statistics, physics, …; ecology, genetics, evolutionary biology, …), to have strong computational and communication skills, and to be interested in collaborative research on complex microbial communities. Position to start on or after July 1, 2017, preferably before the end of the year. This position includes a $50k starting salary, benefits, and a travel budget. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and applications will be considered until the position is filled. To apply, please email Benjamin Callahan (bcallah@ncsu.edu) with a curriculum vitae (CV) and a description of your research interests.

 

Postdocs

If you are interested in a postdoc in the Callahan group and are self-funded or plan to write a fellowship, please contact Prof. Callahan.

Graduate Students

We are looking for graduate students from any discipline within the realm of “quantitative biology” (broadly defined) who are interested in the bioinformatics, analysis, evolution or ecology of complex microbial communities. Please contact Prof. Callahan if interested. Rotating students are welcome.