K. David Hambright



Department of Biology
730 Van Vleet Oval, 304 Sutton Hall
Norman, OK 73019
Phone: (405) 325-7435

Lake Texoma

Postdoctoral Research Opportunity

Postdoctoral Associate in CyanoHAB and Microbial Ecology, Biogeography, and Genomics
         The University of Oklahoma’s Plankton Ecology and Limnology Lab (PELL), in collaboration with colleagues at Auburn University, the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, and James Madison University, as well as international collaborators from numerous countries, including Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hungary, Israel, and New Zealand, is seeking a postdoctoral associate to join an NSF-funded research project entitled: “Dimensions: Collaborative Research: The Cyanobacterial Bloom Microbial Interactome as a Model for Understanding Biogeographical and Seasonal Patterns in Functional Biodiversity,” which is focused on unravelling the genomics and function of the heterotrophic bacterial assemblage associated with cyanobacterial blooms in fresh waters on a global scale.
           Successful applicants should have a Ph.D. in biology, ecology, environmental science, chemistry/biochemistry, microbiology, or other relevant field. Applicants with strong backgrounds in genomics and transcriptomics, as well as in bioinformatics, phylogenetics and phylogenomics, biochemistry (particularly in secondary metabolism), molecular and cell biology techniques or other related fields are particularly encouraged to apply. The initial appointment will be for 12 months, with a start date as early as 01 Oct 2018, and with possible extension of up to 5 years, depending on candidate performance.
           Please contact Dave Hambright (http://davehambright.oucreate.com) by email: dhambright@ou.edu with a CV, including a list of publications, and a brief description of research interests and career goals.

Position currently filled.


Last Modified 2 October, 2020
K.D. Hambright, Department of Biology, 730 Van Vleet Oval, 304 Sutton Hall | Norman, OK 73019 | 405-325-7435 | dhambright@ou.edu