Food Science & Technology Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Dec 11, 2015 admin
Department of Food Science & Technology, University of California, Davis
Application period Jan 01, 2016 08:25 PM to
Dec 31, 2016 08:25 PM
Where Department of Food Science & Technology
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Job Function: Microbiological research (Scientific)

The Mills lab is looking for a postdoctoral scientist to examine the influence of diet on neonatal gut microbial ecology and host physiology.  The work will involve characterization of microbial food networks that occur within nursing and weaning neonates from a variety of perspectives (genomic, glycomic, metabolomic etc.) enabled by the team of researchers at UC Davis focused on infant development.

Job Requirements: PhD in Microbiology, Food Science, Animal Science or similar field with expertise with microbiota analyses (i.e. marker gene sequencing and metagenomics), bacterial genomics, genetics and physiology as well as experience with animal models.  

Location: Mills Lab, Department of Food Science & Technology, UC Davis, Davis, CA

Salary range: Commensurate with Experience

Dates of Employment: 1/1/16-12/31/16 with probability of reappointment for one additional year, Full time

Candidates interested in these positions should send a letter of interest, a CV and a list of three references to David Mills ([email protected]).   Please include the words “Mills Lab Postdoc” in the email subject heading.

UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and is dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community.  We welcome all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.



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Jan 01, 2016 08:25 PM to
Dec 31, 2016 08:25 PM


Department of Food Science & Technology

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