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Postdoctoral Research Fellow (2016) at University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
A postdoctoral research fellowship is available related to an exciting research project related to Plant Biotechnology/ Plant Molecular Biology. I require a postdoctoral fellow who has general experience in microbiology; functional genomics; plant pathology; bioinformatics and plant molecular biology (specifically having worked with plant viruses would be a bonus but not entirely necessary) for two years, with renewal after one year based on performance and progress. The position is open from 1st July 2016.
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor: Biotechnology (5 Year Contract)
RHODES UNIVERSITY BIOTECHNOLOGY INNOVATION CENTRE
The Rhodes University Biotechnology Innovation Centre invites applications for an academic position at the Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor level. The successful candidate will be expected to provide support for the SARChi Chair: Biotechnology Innovation & Engagement. Furthermore the incumbent should be able to demonstrate engagement with technology transfer and innovation as it relates to translating research in Biotechnology. This may be in the form of funded research aimed at product development, prototypes or patents developed, policy or training in technology entrepreneurship.
FACULTY OF NATURAL AND AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE
DEPARTMENT OF MICROBIOLOGY AND PLANT PATHOLOGY
In pursuit of the ideals of excellence and diversity, the University of Pretoria wishes to invite applications for the following vacancy. The University of Pretoria's commitment to quality makes us one of the top research Universities in the country and gives us a competitive advantage in international science and technology development.
The National Gene Expression and Biotechnology Training Workshop has been a highly successful annual training course for postgraduate students seeking supplementary grounding in the principles and application of molecular and cell biology techniques. About 100 students from 11 different universities have participated so far. There is no application fee, and lodging and board are free of charge. Thirty applicants will be selected for the 2016 session. Applications should be submitted online HERE.
American Society For Microbiology © 2016
Prof Teresa Coutinho
Dept of Microbiology and Plant Pathology
Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute (FABI)
University of Pretoria
South African National Bioinformatics Institute (SANBI)and Institute for Microbial Biotechnology and Metagenomics (IMBM)
University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, SA
Below is a list of microbiology conferences for 2016 to take note off. If you are aware of any other microbiology-related conferences, let us know!
POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP on TB Transmission
Molecular Mycobacteriology Research Unit
Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine and Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Faculty of Health Sciences
University of Cape Town