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Research Scientist in Environmental Biotechnology

Michigan Technological University
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The Great Lakes Research Center (GLRC) at Michigan Technological University seeks to create, expand and accelerate research activities in the area of environmental biotechnology. The GLRC is seeking a research scientist to join our organization and the launch of a new thrust area in environmental biotechnology, including genomic biology, computational biology, systems and synthetic biology, bioenergy, and biosecurity. As a leading research Institute, the GLRC is a flagship Center of Excellence integrating faculty and professional researchers in multidisciplinary research collaborations to address critical challenges facing society.

Ideal candidates will have a PhD in biology, environmental engineering, chemical engineering or closely related discipline; have education or experience in translational research and/or commercialization; demonstrate the desire and ability to develop their own research portfolio; and must be able to obtain a U.S. Department of Defense security clearance, which requires United States citizenship. Located in Houghton, Michigan, on the shores of Lake Superior, this full-time, salaried position includes: health, dental, and vision insurance; retirement; and, paid holidays, vacation, and sick time. A full job description is available online.

Applicants who apply by April 24, 2024 will be given full consideration.

Applications must be submitted online through the Human Resources portal.

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