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"Diane St. Germain" <[log in to unmask]>
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Mon, 7 Mar 2011 11:29:03 -0500
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> From: edward dratz <[log in to unmask]>
> Date: March 4, 2011 5:11:53 PM EST
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Assistant or Associate Professor position in Microbiology, 
> with great interest in microbiome research
> Dear Dr. Gillevet,
> Please pass this e-mail on to postdocs or faculty at other locations 
> that are doing microbiome work and that might be interested in this 
> position.  We have excellent mass spectrometry, proteomics, 
> metabolomics, and bioinformatics support.  There will be a strong 
> startup package and we will be able to enhance our local genomics 
> capabilities, if that is desirable.
> Below is a version of an ad that recent appeared in Science and more 
> information can be obtained at: 
> Screening will start on March 21, 2011.
> Thank you for your help.
> Ed
> Edward A. Dratz, PhD
> Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry
> Director Center for Analysis of Cellular Mechanisms and Systems Biology
> Montana State University
> Bozeman, MT 59717
> 406-579-3399 (cell)
> [log in to unmask]
> Ad: The Department of Microbiology at Montana State University Bozeman 
> seeks an early or mid-career scientist using biochemical, cellular, 
> immunological, and/or molecular biology approaches to investigate 
> human infectious disease. Research emphasis is desired on the use of 
> systems biology approaches (genomics, proteomics, metabolomics, etc. 
> see website: for description of current major 
> facilities), such as, but not limited to, viral pathogens, 
> anti-microbial host defense responses, and/or microbiome effects 
> though such emphasis is not a requirement to apply. The faculty member 
> will participate in teaching departmental undergraduate and graduate 
> courses in their area of specialization, possibly teaching medical 
> students, and mentoring graduate and undergraduate students. The 
> faculty member will also be responsible for providing service as 
> applicable to the department, college, university, and scientific 
> community. This position is supported by a competitive institutional 
> salary, a generous startup package, and a renovated state-of-the-art 
> research facility currently under construction and funded by a 15 
> million dollar NIH grant. An outstanding small animal facility and 
> BSL-3 laboratories are available. A doctoral degree in microbiology or 
> related discipline and postdoctoral experience are required to apply. 
> The potential to establish a competitive, independent research program 
> is required for candidates at the Assistant level. Evidence of having 
> established an externally funded, competitive, and independent 
> research program is required for candidates at the Associate level. 
> For additional information about the department, visit website: 
> Completed applications, including a letter 
> of application, curriculum vitae, selected reprints, a summary 
> statement concerning research plans and grant proposals, and three 
> letters of reference should be sent to: Chair, Search Committee, 
> Department of Microbiology, PO Box 173520, Montana State University, 
> Bozeman, MT 59717-3520 or electronically send to e-mail: 
> [log in to unmask] Screening will begin March 21, 2011, and 
> will continue until a suitable applicant is hired. See the position 
> description for more details 
> website: ADA/Equal 
> Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans Preference.


                                Patrick M. Gillevet, Ph.D.
                       Director, Microbiome Analysis Center
    Professor, Department of Environmental Science and Policy
               Affiliate Professor, School of Systems Biology
             George Mason University, Prince William Campus
                    10900 University Boulevard, MSN 4D4
                             Manassas, Virginia  20110

Office 703-993-1057     Room Occoquan-426     FAX 703-993-8430