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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).



2010

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.



2009

Faculty searches in the USA.

Searches in July-December 2009 include the following partial list in chronological order:

U Penn
Stanford U
J. Craig Venter Institute
Emory U
California Institute of Technology
Boston U
U New Mexico
MIT
Oakland University
U Wisconsin

Faculty searches outside the USA.

Searches in 2009 include the following partial list in chronological order:

U College London
Imperial College London
Albert-Ludwigs-Universitat Freiburg
U Copenhagen
Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology
Philipps-Universitat Marburg

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