PostDoc Position Available at St. Cloud State University

PostDoc Position Available at St. Cloud State University

St. Cloud State University invites applications through November 6th, 2016, for a PostDoc position (Position #16-00260).

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Conduct research in accordance with an externally funded contract utilizing digestion products for commercial scale algal biomass production. Activities will include experimental design and execution, data collection, manuscript and grant preparation. Supervise undergraduate research students in the design and implementation of projects related to photosynthetic microbes. This is not a tenure-track position.

*Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement for the Inter Faculty Organization which can be found at:

  • Ph.D. in Biology or related discipline.
  • Previous research experience with micro algal cell isolation and culture.
  • Evidence of demonstrated scholarly activity.
  • Evidence of demonstrated ability to work with persons from culturally diverse backgrounds.
  • Experience with commercial scale algal biomass production.
  • Experience with supercritical CO2 extraction of botanical products.
  • Familiarity and expertise in micro algal systematics and ecology.

Application Review begins immediately. For best consideration, apply by November 6, 2016; position is open until filled.

Only complete applications will be considered. A complete application will include the following:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Evidence of Effective Teaching (ex. teaching or student evaluations)
  • Contact information for three (3) current, professional references
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Copies of Transcript(s) (undergraduate/graduate/PhD); if advanced to finalist, official transcripts will be required.

Additional information on St. Cloud State University can be found at:

To apply for this position (Position #16-00260), please continue the process directly at:

Contact Information:
Matthew L. Julius, Search Committee Chair
Professor of Biological Sciences
Phone: 320-308-3130

Posted: October 27, 2016