Postdoctoral Research Associate

Princeton University
Apr 12, 2019
Jun 11, 2019
Zhang Lab Position 11301
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The Department of Geosciences at Princeton University has an opening for a postdoctoral or more senior researcher in the Zhang lab ( in the area of nitrogen cycle microbial biogeochemistry. The research will focus on marine nitrogen fixation, particularly on the diversity and environmental sensitivities of benthic nitrogen fixers. Ph.D. in Environmental Microbiology, Geosciences, or a related field is required. Expertise in microbial culturing of anaerobes, physiology, OMICS, and stable isotope probing of natural microbial communities is preferred. The position is available for one year, with a possibility for renewal contingent upon satisfactory performance and funding.
Applicants should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae including a publication list, and contact information for three references by applying on the Princeton University Academic Hiring website at
This position is subject to the University’s background check policy. Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.