Applications are open for PostDoctoral Fellowship at the University of Arkansas in the United States of America. As a member of a multi-disciplinary team, the incumbent will identify, enumerate, and infer movement and fate of antimicrobial resistant (AMR) bacteria and genes through the life cycle of broiler chickens (antibiotic treatment—to excreta via manure (both poultry litter and cattle)—through the environment.
Duties of this PostDoctoral Fellowship at the University of Arkansas include but are not limited to processing and analyzing poultry litter, soil, and water samples for genotypic and phenotypic analyses including next generation microbial DNA amplicon sequencing, PCR, and qPCR. Responsibilities also include metagenomics statistical analysis for phylogenetic predictions based on AMR bacterial presence. The incumbent is expected to have previous bioinformatics software experience, a strong microbiology background, and extensive laboratory experience.
The University of Arkansas (U of A, UArk, or UA) is a public land-grant, research university in Fayetteville, Arkansas. It is the flagship campus of the University of Arkansas System and the largest, best-known university in the state. It is noted for its strong architecture and agriculture (particularly animal science and poultry science) programs, as well as its business school, where its supply chain management program was ranked the best in North America by Gartner in July 2020.
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|Type of Opportunity||Scholarships and Fellowships|
|Organizer||University of Arkansas|