Postdoctoral Fellow, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology >>>

Tulane University

Job Description

Postdoctoral Fellow, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

Tulane University: Humanities & Sciences: School of Science and Engineering: Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
New Orleans, LA
Open Date

Mar 10, 2023


The incumbent will work closely with Dr. Emily Farrer from Tulane’s Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, to engage in independent and collaborative research exploring aspects plant-microbe interactions as they pertain to plant invasion and global change impacts in California rangelands.


1. PhD in Microbial ecology or related field


  • Expertise in plant-bacteria and plant-fungal symbioses
  • Routine laboratory work, microscopy, and culturing
  • Experience molecular work and bioinformatics pipelines used in next generation sequencing
  • Experience leading field excursions
  • Valid drivers license


1. Strong research and publication record

2. In-depth topical knowledge in plant-microbial interactions

3. Prior record of obtaining extramural research funding

Application Instructions

Application Materials Required:

  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • 2-3 References

Application Process
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Please Note: Tulane University has officially adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy. All employees and visiting faculty must be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccination or obtain approval for a medical or religious exemption prior to beginning employment.

Tulane University is located in New Orleans - a city with tremendous history of diverse cultures, community, and languages. Tulane is actively building a campus culture grounded in our values of EDI and anti-racism . We seek and welcome candidate applications from historically underrepresented groups, such as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color), women, LGBTQ+, and those living with disabilities as well as veterans.

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