Research Associate in Microbiology
Indiana University Bloomington
United States

Posting Details

Position Details


Title Research Associate in Microbiology
Appointment Status Non-Tenure Track
Department IU Bloomington Biology
Location Bloomington
Position Summary
The Lennon lab ( seeks a motivated and curious Research Associate to work on projects related to microbiology, ecology, and evolution. The Research Associate will work on projects related to dormancy (sporulation), phage infection, and plant-microbe associations. Ideal candidate will have experience with microbiological techniques including cultivation, genetics, microscopy, and analysis of sequence data. The position is initially available for 12 months with possibility for renewal in subsequent years based on satisfactory performance. Anticipated start date is May 1, 2024 but negotiable. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Full benefits are included.
Indiana University has a large and interactive group at the interface of ecology, evolution, and microbiology. Bloomington is situated in scenic, hilly southern Indiana, near several parks and wilderness areas. The cultural environment provided by the University is exceptionally rich in art, music, and theatre.
The College of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars.
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

Basic Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Microbiology, or related field; experience conducting experiments and analyzing data.
Department Contact for Questions
To apply, please submit a letter of application, a C.V, statement of research interests, and the contact information for three references to
. Best consideration for those applying prior to April 15, 2024. Inquiries about the position can be directed to Jay Lennon (
Additional Qualifications  
Salary and Rank  
Special Instructions  
For Best Consideration Date 04/15/2024
Expected Start Date 05/01/2024
Posting/OAA # IU-100820-2024

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  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application
  3. List Of References
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