Postdoc position available: Mycorrhizal Genomics, Bioinformatics

The Vilgalys Lab at Duke University seeks a postdoctoral researcher in the area of fungal genomics, bioinformatics, and molecular evolution.  The selected candidate will contribute to ongoing studies on comparative genomics of ectomycorrhizal  fungi (Suillus spp.) and their symbiotic interaction with pines and related trees  (Pinaceae). We are especially interested in candidates with prior experience in bioinformatics and comparative genomics including phylogenomics, as well as molecular plant-pathology.  The postdoc chosen for this position will have opportunities to interact with collaborating institutions in the US and abroad.  Duke University offers an excellent working environment, with modern facilities and competitive salaries.  Demonstrated expertise must include a track record of peer-reviewed publications.  Interested applicants should send a cv, research statement, and names of 3 references (preferably in a single pdf) to Dr. Rytas Vilgalys,   The position is available immediately and will remain open until a suitable candidate has been hired. For more information on the Vilgalys Lab see:

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