Synthetic Biology:All levels
Group leader/faculty, post-doctoral and graduate positions in academic and industrial synthetic biology.
There are many ongoing searches world wide that mention the field of synthetic biology (or biological engineering) despite the down turn in the overall job market. Some searches are solely for synthetic biologists. Excellent resources for finding current advertisements are Google, Nature (searches outside the USA) and Science (USA searches; mostly in journal issues from July-October).
Chemical/Biological Engineering Faculty Position, Colorado State University
The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Colorado State University seeks applications and nominations for a tenure-track chemical/biological engineering faculty position at the assistant professor level. Successful candidates will develop well-funded research programs and actively participate in education and scholarship activities. This position is specifically targeted to candidates who would focus their research in the area of bioenergy. Applicants with interests and expertise in synthetic biology, including protein and metabolic engineering, are particularly encouraged. Applications from candidates with the ability to advance the Department's commitment to diversity and multiculturalism through research, teaching and outreach with relevant programs, goals and activities are particularly encouraged. A Ph.D. or equivalent in chemical or biological engineering, or related field, is required by January 2011. Important information regarding the application process and required application materials may be found at this web site Electronic submission of application materials at this web site is required. Review of applications will begin September 15, 2010 and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is July 2011. CSU is an EO/AA employer. Colorado State University conducts background checks on all final candidates.
Faculty searches in the USA.
Searches in July-December 2009 include the following partial list in chronological order:
J. Craig Venter Institute
California Institute of Technology
U New Mexico
Faculty searches outside the USA.
Searches in 2009 include the following partial list in chronological order:
Imperial College London
Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology