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104 Y Microbe / Volume 3, Number 2, 2008
ing, at both central and regional campuses, in       tabolism and/or physiology. Examples of possi-      .edu For detailed info visit www.northpark
the areas of aerobic and anaerobic bacteriology,     ble research areas include, but are not limited     .edu/hr.
AFB/mycology, parasitology, virology, molecu-        to, the ecology and physiology of biomass con-
lar pathology and molecular epidemiology. The        version, metabolic analysis, and systems biol-      Two Postdoctoral Positions
laboratory is a member of the CDC Laboratory         ogy approaches. The successful applicants will
Response Network and includes a modern                                                                   Opportunities are available for post doctoral
                                                     join colleagues associated with the DOE-funded
BSL-3 facility certified for Select Agents. There                                                         fellows to use metagenomics and other contem-
                                                     Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, the
are close ties between the laboratory and public                                                         porary microbiological approaches to explore
                                                     Center for Microbial Ecology, and the Micro-
health laboratories in Wisconsin. In addition to                                                         relationships between the structure and func-
                                                     bial Systems Sciences Group. Responsibilities       tion of microbial communities in soil at MSU’s
leading the microbiology section, the section        include developing an independent, externally
head provides clinical consultations for Marsh-                                                          Kellogg Biological Station Long Term Ecologi-
                                                     funded research program with national visibil-      cal research site ( Expe-
field Clinic providers and the numerous clients       ity and teaching within our graduate, profes-
of our reference laboratory. The successful can-                                                         rience with genomic methods, modeling or eco-
                                                     sional, and/or undergraduate programs. The of-      logical theory is particularly desirable. Send a
didate will share general laboratory administra-     fer will include a competitive startup package
tive responsibilities with other pathologists in                                                         CV, brief statement of research interests and
                                                     and a laboratory within our new state-of-the-       names of three references to: Tom Schmidt,
the clinical laboratory, participate in infectious   art research building. Applicants should submit
disease research in collaboration with a multi-                                                          Dept. Microbiology, Michigan State University,
                                                     a letter of application, curriculum vitae includ-   East Lansing, MI 48824 (
disciplinary team of investigators, and teach med-   ing complete publication list, statement of re-
ical technology and graduate students. Marsh-                                                            Review of applications begins 15 February
                                                     search goals, copies of pertinent reprints and      2008 and continues until an appointment is
field Clinic Research Foundation (MCRF)               contact information (address, e-mail, and
provides outstanding opportunities for basic                                                             made. Salary range: $36,000 –$41,000.
                                                     phone) for three referees to: Bioenergy Micro-
and applied research and this position will be a
                                                     biology Search Committee, Department of Mi-         Postdoctoral Opportunity—Genetics
joint appointment between Marshfield Clinic
                                                     crobiology & Molecular Genetics, 2209 Bio-
and MCRF. Applicants must have an M.D. or                                                                and Physiology of Pathogenic
                                                     medical & Physical Sciences Building, Michigan
equivalent degree and be board certified in clin-
                                                     State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 (web:      Bacteria
ical pathology by the American Board of Pa-
                                            Electronic submissions to
thology. Preference will be given to candidates                                                          A postdoctoral position is available immedi-
                                                     MMGCHAIR@MSU.EDU in pdf format are
who are board certified or eligible for certifica-                                                         ately to work on exciting projects, involving
tion in medical microbiology through the Amer-       preferred. Review of applications will begin by     genetic tools development for bacteria and ge-
ican Board of Pathology or the American Board        January 31 and will continue until the positions    netic regulation of metabolic pathways impor-
of Medical Microbiology. Interested applicants       are filled. Michigan State University is an Affir-    tant for pathogenic processes in Pseudomonas
should forward a curriculum vitae, statement of      mative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.           aeruginosa. Candidate will be part of a team of
interest, and contact information for three ref-                                                         six researchers in Dr. Tung T. Hoang’s lab of
erences to Mary Treichel, Physician Recruit-         Microbiologist—North Park                           the Department of Microbiology at the Univer-
ment, Marshfield Clinic, 1000 North Oak Ave-          University, Chicago                                 sity of Hawaii at Manoa. Besides working with
nue, Marshfield, Wisconsin 54449 or by email                                                              P. aeruginosa, the candidate will have opportu-
to                 Tenure track position in Biology, beginning Au-     nity to initiate the development of novel genetic
                                                     gust, 2008. Ph.D. in biology desired. ABD will      tools for Brucella and Burkholderia species.
Bioenergy- and Bioproducts-Related                   be considered. Rank and salary dependent on         New BSL-3 laboratory will be certified and
                                                     degree and experience. Teach Microbiology,          available shortly to the qualified candidate with
Microbiology Faculty Positions                       Medical Microbiology and Immunology for             proper clearance/approval. Minimum qualifica-
The Department of Microbiology & Molecular           majors; nutrition and non-major microbiology.       tions: PhD in Microbiology or related field.
Genetics at Michigan State University (MSU)          North Park University is owned by the Evangel-      Desirable qualifications: Candidates with genet-
seeks applications for two academic-year, ten-       ical Covenant Church. NPU seeks to appoint          ics, molecular pathogenesis and/or biochemis-
ure-track, junior- or senior-level faculty posi-     candidates who are in harmony with the mis-         try backgrounds are preferred, but others are
tions in bioenergy and bioproducts-related mi-       sion of the university and its philosophy of        encouraged to apply. Stipend is commensurate
crobiology. Requirements include a doctoral          Christian higher education To apply, send letter    with qualification and experience in accordance
degree in microbiology or a related discipline, at   of application, a resume and the names of three     to NIH guidelines. Applicant should send CV,
least two years of postdoctoral research experi-     references to: Dr. Peter F. Pearson Dept. Biol-     statement of future research interests, and con-
ence, and a strong record of research accom-         ogy, Box 57, North Park University, 3225 W.A        tact information of three referees via e-mail to
plishment in addressing fundamental questions        Foster Ave. Chicago, IL 60625– 4895. Fax.           Dr. Tung T. Hoang ( (tel:
of microbial diversity, genetics, genomics, me-      773.244.4952. e-mail: ppearson@northpark            808 –956-3522).

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