The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences


Faculty Positions:

The Department of Nutritional Sciences has openings for two tenure-track positions: one with a focus on the physiological regulation of metabolism and the other at the interface of nutrition and the microbiome. We are seeking applicants at either the Assistant or Associate Professor level.


Postdoctoral Positions:

  • Dr. Wayne Curtis is seeking a postdoc to interface between him and PNNL on DARPA food security project conducting OMICS work at EMSL's state-of-the-art facilities.
  • Drs. Kevin Hockett and Carolee Bull are seeking a Postdoctoral Scholar with experience working with bacteriophage to study biocontrol of mushroom bacterial diseases and multitrophicinteractions.


Graduate Students sought:

Phyllosphere Microbial Ecology Dr. Kevin Hockett, Assistant Professor of Microbial Ecology, seeks a Ph.D. student who will apply community sequencing approaches to understand the role(s) of antagonistic interactions in structuring phyllosphere microbiomes at a fine scale.

Soil and Plant Microbiomes Dr. Terrence Bell, Assistant Professor of Phytobiomes, seeks students with interests in one of two soil microbial project areas.