Molecular genomics, Environmental microbiology and biotechnology

Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
PhD Research Assistant
Job Institution: 
University at Buffalo, the State University of New York
Job Description: 

ENvironmental Microbiology and Biotechnology Laboratory (ENaBLe) in the Department of Civil, Structural, and Environmental Engineering at the University at Buffalo, has multiple openings for talented and motivated individuals seeking Ph.D. assistant positions focusing in the following broad areas of research:


  • Gene-environment interactions of important food- and water-borne pathogens
  • Next-generation ‘OMICS’ based and systems biology driven research on photosynthetic organisms for biofuel applications


Required qualifications for these positions are as follows:


  • BS & MS degrees (by the time of starting dates) from the fields of Environmental, Chemical, and Biological Engineering, Microbiology, Biological Sciences, or closely related areas
  • Previous knowledge and experience in molecular genetics, environmental microbiology and biotechnology techniques
  • Proficiency in experimental and analytical, written and oral communication skills
  • Command of bioinformatics and computational biology tools is desired

Interested individuals should send a letter of motivation listing research interests, CV, copy of a recent publication (if available), and contact information for three references to Berat Z. Haznedaroglu ( by January 1st, 2013.

Preferred starting date to the graduate program is August 2013.


For more information please contact:

Berat Z. Haznedaroglu

Assistant Professor

Department of Civil, Structural, and Environmental Engineering

University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

231 Jarvis Hall

Buffalo, NY 14260

Tel: 716-645-1811

Fax: 716-645-3667

E-mail: berathaz(at)


The University at Buffalo is one of the nation’s premier public research institutions. We are the largest and most comprehensive university center in the State University of New York system and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU).

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic University community committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment.