Postdoctoral Scholar in Predicting Microbiome Responses to Environmental Change
University of California Irvine School of Biological Sciences
United States

Postdoctoral Scholar - Predicting Microbiome Responses to Environmental Change

Job #JPF06613
  • School of Biological Sciences - Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Recruitment Period

Open date: February 22nd, 2021

Next review date: Wednesday, Mar 24, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Saturday, May 1, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

A full-time postdoctoral scholar position is open at UC Irvine on predictive knowledge of soil microbiome processes responding to environmental change. The successful candidate will develop models and integrate them with experimental data to analyze evolutionary mechanisms, community processes, and carbon/nutrient cycling in microbiomes experiencing drought and other environmental changes. This position is supported by NSF- and DOE-funded grants to Steven Allison in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at UC Irvine. The postdoc will work in a dynamic, inclusive, and collaborative research environment to develop and advance trait-based modeling approaches.

Interested candidates should direct inquiries to Steven Allison ( and submit a formal application through UC Irvine’s recruitment website (; Postdoctoral candidates are encouraged to apply by May 1, 2021, but the position will remain open until filled.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter (Optional)
  • Statement of Research (Optional)
  • Inclusive Excellence Activities Statement - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to inclusive excellence will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence. See our guidance for writing an inclusive excellence activities statement.
  • (Optional)
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
Job location
  • Irvine, CA

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