The USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Genomics and Bioinformatics Research Unit in Gainesville, Florida, is seeking a POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, for a TWO-YEAR APPOINTMENT.  A Ph.D. is required. Salary is commensurate with experience ($62,236  - $68,462 per annum) plus benefits.  The project will work on methods of modeling microbial communities with probabilistic graphical models to reliably select subsets of the microbial community with the ability to invade existing microbial communities and induce desired outcomes. Knowledge of computer science, machine learning, microbiology or statistics are desirable.  Send application materials and references to Dr. Adam Rivers, e-mail Additional information can be found at .

Application deadline:
Start date: TBD
Location: United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Gainesville, Florida, USA