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Post Doc
Posted 4 days ago
Karen Weynberg at the University of Queensland is hiring a 2-year postdoc to work on phage! See also her Tweet about it.
SponsorPost Doc
Posted 4 days ago
Cytophage Technologies (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada) is currently seeking a full-time Postdoc / Bacteriophage Synthetic biologist to work in their Research and Development department for a 2-year term with the possibility of extension. This position will report to Senior Research Scientists. Specific project work will include research in the development of alternative cloning / expression hosts for both episomal and chromosomal integration plasmids. Apply by April 30!
Multiple positions
Posted 11 days ago
The Bordenstein Lab (Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee) is recruiting at all levels to join projects on the molecular mechanisms and evolution of (i) phage WO genes that cause symbiotic phenotypes and (ii) insect genes that regulate maternal inheritance of symbionts (Wolbachia). The projects explore proteins that hijack host cells, genomes, and animal reproduction, as well as insect genes that suppress inherited symbiont densities. Contact Dr. Bordenstein at s.bordenstein@vanderbilt.edu with informal inquires or a pdf package.
Scientist
Posted 11 days ago
Sensei Biotherapeutics is seeking a Scientist to help create better immunotherapeutics by investigating mechanisms of cross-presentation of phage lambda-displayed antigens to optimize cancer immunotherapy.
PhD projectPhage and foodPhage-based detection
Posted 17 days ago
Dr. Hany Anany (University of Guelph) is looking for a PhD student to work on a newly funded 3-year project with the National Research Council of Canada to develop a phage-based rapid detection device for Listeria monocytogenes using immobilized lytic Listeria phages on nanoparticles. The student has to register first at University of Guelph PhD program (or nearby university) before applying to AAFC under the RAP program. As this is a government job, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent resident candidates before going to international students. Please send your CV to Dr. Anany at hany.anany@canada.ca.
Post Master
Posted 17 days ago
The Bioscience Division at Los Alamos National Laboratory is seeking a motivated, enthusiastic post-master’s student interested in phage biology research. The goal of the project is to develop a novel high throughput platform to rapidly discover and isolate novel and effective bacteriophages against bacterial pathogens.
Post Doc
Posted 25 days ago
The Barrick Lab at the University of Texas at Austin has an open NIH-funded position for a postdoctoral fellow in the area of phage engineering and experimental evolution.
BioinformaticianMicrobiologistSoftware developer
Posted a month ago
Adaptive Phage Therapeutics (Gaithersburg, Maryland) is hiring for several roles, including microbiologists, software engineers, manufacturing & more!
ClinicianScientist
Posted a month ago
Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minnesota) is hiring a phage scientist or clinician with phage expertise. Contact Dr. Gina Suh to apply.
Research specialist
Posted a month ago
The Mimee Lab at the University of Chicago is hiring a research specialist to participate in scientific research projects (including phage work). The Mimee lab develops strategies to engineer the microbiome, investigating genetic design of commensal bacteria and phage.
Bacterial lysinsResearcher
Posted a month ago
PhagoMed (Vienna, Austria) is looking for a talented junior researcher to help drive the research into new phage lysins.
BioinformaticianMetagenomics
Posted a month ago
The Quadram Institute of Biosciences (Norwich, UK) is inviting applications for the post of bioinformatician to join the Gut Microbes and Health Programme, to work with vast datasets of metagenomic sequence data and gain experience with cutting-edge sequencing technologies.
Scientist
Posted a month ago
The Hohenheim Center for Livestock Microbiome Research (HoLMiR) is looking for young investigators interested in the field of phage-bacteria-animal interaction to research strategies towards phage-related topics for sustainable animal production.
PhD projectPost Doc
Posted a month ago
Two openings in Rafal Mostowy’s group in Krakow to work on bioinformatics of bacteria-phage interactions: 1. Postdoc to study phage proteome/domainome and 2. PhD to study role of HGT in phage evolution. See his Twitter thread here.
Director
Posted a month ago
Locus Biosciences, a phage biotech company in North Carolina, is hiring a director of translational medicine.
Post Doc
Posted a month ago
The Koskella lab at UC Berkeley is hiring a postdoc to explore bacteria-phage dynamics over both short (monthly) and long (yearly) time scales to better understand the ecology and evolution of phage host range, the scale of phage adaptation and bacterial counter-adaptation, and the role phages play in shaping pathogen invasion and disease. The project is based around a tight integration of research and teaching, and includes the development of a four module undergraduate research program.
Associate Scientist
Posted a month ago
Armata Pharmaceuticals is hiring an associate scientist to evaluate existing engineering methods and devise new ones to build improved phages as needed for clinical development. The work will involve genetically altering phages and their hosts to improve their safety, efficacy or manufacturability profiles.
Associate Scientist
Posted a month ago
Sensei Bio (Maryland, USA) is a clinical-stage immunotherapy company with an initial focus on treatments for cancer. Their proprietary ImmunoPhage platform is a powerful, self-adjuvanted and highly differentiated immunotherapy approach designed to utilize phage to induce a robust, focused and coordinated innate and adaptive immune response. They are hiring a Phage Stock Production Associate Scientist.
Research Technician
Posted a month ago
PhagePro is a Boston-based, preclinical phage biotech startup focused on helping the world’s most vulnerable communities. They’re looking for a part-time Research Technician to support their R&D team.
Scientist
Posted a month ago
Locus Biosciences (Research Triangle Park, North Carolina) is hiring a Scientist for its Phage Discovery and Cocktail Optimization team.
PhD project
Posted 2 months ago
The Environmental Microbial Genomics (EMG) group at the University of Copenhagen is offering a PhD scholarship in phage biocontrol of the phyllosphere microbiome.
PhD projectPost Doc
Posted 2 months ago
The Vardi lab is seeking a PhD and postdoc candidates w/expertise in metabolomics to join a new project funded by the Simons Foundation in the field of chemical ecology, focusing on alga-virus interactions & chemical communication in the ocean. Our laboratory employs state-of-the-art mass spectrometry to investigate the metabolic landscape produced by microbial interactions at sea. The project will involve diverse microbial, physiological & analytical chemistry tools.
PhD project
Posted 2 months ago
The Wilhelm lab is seeking a post-doctoral research associate to study the genetics of viruses that infect microalgae. The post-doc will work in a collaborative team and perform experiments that develop tools used to genetically engineer viruses in the Mimiviridae and their hosts, focusing on viruses of photosynthetic plankton.
Scientist
Posted 2 months ago
Computercraft is hiring a scientist to work with a team of virologists and computer scientists to improve viral sequence resources at the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI).
PhD projectPost DocResearch Assistant
Posted 2 months ago
The Lindell lab is seeking PhD students and Post-docs to study horizontal gene transfer in cyanophage using experimental evolution, Cyanophage ecology in the North Pacific Ocean, and Synechococcus genome adaptation in the Red Sea. Also seeking a Research Assistant to study infection properties of cyanophages.
Research Assistant
Posted 2 months ago
The Turner Lab at Yale is hiring a research assistant to work on phage microbiology and phage therapy research projects.
Post Doc
Posted 2 months ago
The Buchan lab is seeking a post-doc to study viruses (phages) that infect a member of the Roseobacter lineage of marine bacteria. The candidate will work to investigate host-phage interactions and influence on competitiveness in marine niches and perform experiments designed to understand novel interactions between phage and host extrachromosomal elements (plasmids).
Scientist
Posted 2 months ago
PhagoMed (Vienna, Austria) is looking for a (junior) researcher to join their team, which is developing synthetic phage lysins against chronic indications with high medical need.
BioinformaticsIntern
Posted 2 months ago
Eligo Bioscience (Paris, France) is hiring a bioinformatics intern to help build, test and run a bioinformatics pipelines to help Eligo’s team engineer phages to target specific bacteria in the microbiome.
Post Doc
Posted 2 months ago
The marine picophytoplankton ecology group at Linneaus University (Kalmar, Sweden) is hiring a postdoc fellow for a project investigating cyanophages infecting Synechococcus.
Post Doc
Posted 2 months ago
The Madsen lab at University of Copenhagen is hiring a postdoc to study how bacterial CRISPR-Cas immunity is regulated and controlled in response to environmental signals and extracellular factors. They aim to use this knowledge to manipulate the immunity of non-GMO bacteria used in various green and sustainable biotechnologies to make them less vulnerable to environmental phages.
Director
Posted 2 months ago
ContraFect (Yonkers, NY), a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on phage lysin development, is hiring a Director of Drug Product Development.
Associate Scientist
Posted 2 months ago
Armata Pharmaceuticals (Marina del Rey, California) is hiring an Associate Scientist/Scientist Phage & Bacterial Genetics, Engineering & Synthetic Biology to evaluate existing engineering methods and devise new ones to build improved phages for clinical development.
Business
Posted 2 months ago
Phage biotech company Proteon Pharma (Warsaw, Poland) is hiring a business analyst.
Lecturer
Posted 3 months ago
Nottingham Trent University (Clifton Campus, UK) is hiring a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Microbiology. Seeking expertise in expertise in clinical microbiology, medical microbiology, molecular microbiology, virology, and/or public health microbiology.
PhD projectPost Doc
Posted 3 months ago
Rafal Mostowy (Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland) will soon be looking for a postdoc and a PhD student to work on microbial genomics and structural bioinformatics to study the role of HGT in phage evolution.
Professor
Posted 3 months ago
The Department of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking a qualified Researcher at the Professor level. Researchers with research portfolios in genitourinary, respiratory or gastrointestinal pathogens, human immunology and pathogenesis, bacteriophage, or microbiome studies are preferred as they will synergize with Baylor’s outstanding resources, strengths and current funding.
Phage TherapyResearch Technician
Posted 3 months ago
Vysnova (Silver Spring, MD) is seeking a highly qualified and motivated Research Technician III - Bacteriophage Therapeutics to work on a WRAIR contract.
Assistant Professor
Posted 3 months ago
The University of Georgia is hiring an assistant professor of Microbial Systems Biology.
Assistant ProfessorEcology and evolution
Posted 3 months ago
The Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Biomedical Sciences, College of Life Sciences and Agriculture at the University of New Hampshire is hiring an assistant professor of microbial ecology and evolutionary biology.
PhD project
Posted 3 months ago
The Environmental Microbial Genomics (EMG) group at the Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences (PLEN), Section for Microbial Ecology and Biotechnology at the University of Copenhagen is offering a PhD scholarship in phage biocontrol.
Scientist
Posted 4 months ago
Deerland Enzymes (Cork, Ireland) is hiring a research and development scientist to develop and optimize novel methodologies relating to probiotic, enzyme and phage research.
PhD project
Posted 4 months ago
The Ahlgren lab at Clark University (Worcester, Massachusetts) is hiring a PhD student to contribute to an NSF-funded project studying the phylogenetic and genomic determinants of host range in Synechococcus and cyanophage.
PhD project
Posted 4 months ago
The Reynolds lab at UWE Bristol (Bristol, UK) is hiring a PhD student to study the efficacy of antimicrobial aerosols through the development of a phage-based model.
Post Doc
Posted 4 months ago
The Bordenstein lab at Vanderbilt University (Nashville, Tennessee) is hiring a postdoc to study selfish phage genes and symbionts in Drosophila.
Research Associate
Posted 4 months ago
The University of Texas at Austin is hiring a research associate to investigate bacterial genome architecture using transposable phage Mu.
Director
Posted 4 months ago
ContraFect (Yonkers, New York), a clinical-stage biotech company focused on discovery and development of protein therapeutics (including phage lysins) is hiring a Director of Research Laboratory.
Post Doc
Posted 4 months ago
The Blower group at Durham University (Durham, UK) is hiring a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Microbiology and Biochemistry to investigate BREX and phage-bacteria interactions.
Research Assistant
Posted 4 months ago
Clara Torres-Barceló (Plant Pathology Institute, INRAE, Avignon, France) has an opening for an 18-month contract as research assistant to work on the project “Characterisation of Erwinia amylovora phages in order to develop a biocontrol tool against fire blight.” She is seeking a highly motivated candidate with a Master’s degree and molecular biology, microbiology and bioinformatics experience. Working language is French or English. Please submit CV + motivation letter to clara.torresbarcelo@inrae.fr by Dec 15.
PhD project
Posted 5 months ago
Professor Martha Clokie (University of Leicester) is hiring a PhD student to understand and characterize gut phages.
PhD project
Posted 5 months ago
Dr Ed Galyov (University of Leicester) is hiring a PhD student to study the development of targeted phage metagenomics.
PhD project
Posted 5 months ago
Dr Andrew Millard (University of Leicester) is hiring a PhD student to study the development of phage-based vaccines for animal health.
PhD project
Posted 5 months ago
Professor Julie Morrissey (University of Leicester) is hiring a PhD student to study the effect of air pollution on the interaction between bacteria and bacteriophage.
Marine phagesPost Doc
Posted 5 months ago
The University of Tennessee (Knoxville, Tennessee) is hiring a postdoc to study phages that infect a member of the Roseobacter lineage of marine bacteria.
PhD projectPhage TherapySynthetic biology
Posted 5 months ago
The Jaschke lab at Macquarie University (Sydney, Australia) has an opening for a PhD student to work within a multidisciplinary team on a cutting-edge NHMRC-funded project at the intersection of synthetic biology and phage therapy: engineering new phage to address antibiotic resistant uropathogenic E. coli infections. Applicants must be Australian citizens or permanent residents.
Post Doc
Posted 5 months ago
The J. Craig Venter Institute in Rockville, MD is hiring a postdoc to develop improved reverse genetic tools for viruses, leading to a more complete understanding of viruses that lack robust genetic tools, such as agricultural pathogens and phages.
Phage Biologist
Posted 5 months ago
Would you like to build phage de novo for medical, environmental, and agricultural applications? Help us change the future of science! Looking for a talented molecular biologist that is interested in viruses, phage, and synthetic biology! Only a masters degree required. Contact: Dr. Richard Allen White III, University of North Carolina — Charlotte. rwhit101@uncc.edu
Phage Biologist
Posted 5 months ago
CAMRIS is seeking a Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Scientist, a phage biologist, and a phage molecular biologist to support the Walter Reed Army Istitute of Research (WRAIR) Wound Infection Department.
Post Doc
Posted 5 months ago
The University of Exeter (Exeter, UK) is hiring a postdoc to support the work of Dr. Wolfram Moebius. The successful applicant will investigate phage evolution within biofilms.
Post Doc
Posted 5 months ago
Sandia National Laboratories (Albuquerque, New Mexico) is hiring a postdoctoral scientist to study the interaction of bacteria with noble gases, to use phage-assisted continuous evolution to evolve proteins for biosensing applications, and to engineer and characterize algal strains for biofuel applications.
Post Doc
Posted 5 months ago
The Levin lab at Emory University (Atlanta, Georgia) is hiring a postdoctoral research associate to do jointly theoretical and experimental research on the population and evolutionary biology of bacteria and bacteriophage. To inquire, please write to Bruce Levin at blevin@emory.edu.
Phage Biologist
Posted 5 months ago
General Dynamics Information Technology (Silver Spring, Maryland) has openings for a phage immunologist, a phage biologist, and a phage molecular biologist to work on a phage therapy project for the Wound Infections Department of the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research.
CRISPRPhD project
Posted 5 months ago
The Fineran lab (University of Otago, New Zealand) has openings for PhD students to study phages and CRISPR. Due to border restrictions, applicants must already be in New Zealand.
Chief Scientific Officer
Posted 5 months ago
The non-profit organization Emily’s Entourage is looking for an experienced, passionate and entrepreneurial scientist to lead research and development activities as a full-time Chief Scientific Officer. This is a unique chance to help lead an organization that fast tracks research for new treatments and a cure for rare nonsense mutations of Cystic Fibrosis. It has funded several phage projects lately!
Post Doc
Posted 5 months ago
The Hill lab at the APC Microbiome in Cork, Ireland is hiring a postdoc to study the molecular interactions (especially host recognition and DNA injection) between a model phage and its host, Lactococcus lactis.
PhD project
Posted 5 months ago
Interested in a career in quantitative biology? Georgia Institute of Technology’s unique QBioS graduate program is accepting applicants for next year’s cohort (apply by Dec 1, 2020). This program aims to train students to identify principles underlying the structure, dynamics, and function of living systems at scales spanning molecules, cells, tissue, populations, and ecosystems. This program is well-suited to phage enthusiasts, particularly as it is led by Prof. Joshua Weitz, whose lab applies these principles to viral evolutionary dynamics (phages included!).
Post Doc
Posted 6 months ago
The Dixon lab at the University of Lincoln (Lincoln, UK) is hiring a postdoc for a project entitled ‘Novel biocontrol to combat Clostridium perfringens in poultry flocks’.
Scientist
Posted 6 months ago
The Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (Silver Spring, MD) is hiring a senior molecular phage biologist.
Research Fellow
Posted 6 months ago
The Scanlan lab at the University of Warwick is hiring a research fellow to undertake laboratory based biochemistry/microbiology/molecular biology research work to assess how photosynthesis in a marine cyanobacterium can be controlled. Phage experience desired.
Post Doc
Posted 6 months ago
The University of Tennessee (Knoxville, Tennessee) is hiring a postdoc to study phages that infect a member of the Roseobacter lineage of marine bacteria.
PhD project
Posted 6 months ago
The Deng lab at the Helmholtz Zentrum München (Munich, Germany) has an opening for a PhD student to study how phages are functionally linked to their bacterial or archaeal hosts using experimental and bioinformatics approaches.
Post Doc
Posted 6 months ago
The Institute de Biologie Structurale (Grenoble, France) is hiring a postdoc to study, by cryo-electron microscopy, the mechanisms of host recognition and inhibition of E. coli phage T5.
Trainee
Posted 6 months ago
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (Livermore, California) is hiring a trainee to study soil viromics and microbiology.
Scientist
Posted 6 months ago
Armata Pharmaceuticals (Marina del Rey, California) has several open positions to design, study and produce their next generation of phage therapeutics.
PhD project
Posted 6 months ago
The Nugen lab at Cornell University (Ithaca, New York) has an opening for a PhD student to work on a newly funded project on genetic engineering of Salmonella phages.
Faculty
Posted 6 months ago
The University of Iowa is hiring an Assistant Professor of Bacteriology.
PhD project
Posted 6 months ago
The Bullough lab at the University of Sheffield, UK will soon hire a PhD student to study phage infection of C. difficile with cryoEM.
PhD project
Posted 6 months ago
15 PhD positions are open as part of the virology and bioinformatics “ETN VIROINF” program, a Horizon 2020-funded program involving institutes in 8 countries. Several project openings are phage-related!
Post Doc
Posted 6 months ago
The Turner lab at Yale University is looking to hire a postdoc to study phage evolution or virus biodiversity.
Post Doc
Posted 6 months ago
The Niu lab at the University of Calgary Faculty of Veterinary Medicine has an opening for a postdoc to study phage-host interactions, phage functional genomics, and viral metagenomics.
Researcher
Posted 7 months ago
Lund University (Lund, Sweden) is hiring a researcher to be responsible for research tasks dealing with development of biocatalysts for designing effective antimicrobial strategies. Phage knowledge required.
Phage TherapyResearch Scientist
Posted 7 months ago
Intralytix, Inc (Columbia, Maryland) is hiring a research scientist to participate in various research projects focused on the development of phage-based products, with a focus on human health applications.
QC
Posted 7 months ago
Kelly Services France is hiring a senior quality control technologist. The candidate will be setting-up, fine-tuning, validating and executing assays for analysis, stability, and release of raw materials and biological products such as phages.
Gut phageResearch Assistant
Posted 7 months ago
The Hill lab at APC Microbiome Ireland and University College Cork is hiring two research assistants to explore the role of phages in shaping the human gut microbiome and explore their potential as therapeutic agents.
Clinical TrialPhage TherapyScientist
Posted 7 months ago
PhagePro is looking for a Scientist I to participate in our research on our cholera phage cocktail as we prepare for clinical trials. The position is located at PhagePro’s lab space at the Tufts Launchpad in Boston, MA. Please visit our website www.phageproinc.com to see the full job description. We look forward to hearing from you!
Phage-host interactionsResearch Associate
Posted 7 months ago
The Paterson lab at the University of Edinburgh (Edinburgh, Scotland) is hiring a research associate to lead laboratory work investigating Staphylococcus pseudintermedius bacterial-phage interactions and bacterial disease pathogenesis.
Post Doc
Posted 7 months ago
A post-doctoral fellow position has opened in the Moineau group (Université Laval, Canada) to work on Salmonella phages, in collaboration with researchers in Kenya. See also: Youtube. The position is for at least 15 months, with an additional year very likely. If interested, please send your CV to Sylvain Moineau.
PhD projectPhage TherapyVeterinary medicine
Posted 7 months ago
The Niu lab at the University of Calgary Faculty of Veterinary Medicine has an opening for a graduate student to study phage-host interactions and antimicrobial synergy using animal models.
Molecular BiologyResearch Technician
Posted 7 months ago
Chr. Hansen (Hørsholm, Denmark) is hiring a research technician to perform experimental work focused on natural strain improvement of industrial Bacillus strains (and other Gram positives) using different microbiology, biochemical and molecular biology methods.
PhD projectWater treatment
Posted 7 months ago
The Bandyopadhyay lab at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (Trondheim, Norway) has an open PhD fellowship. This project aims at designing artificial nanoparticles as an index for phage MS2, E. coli WR1 and organic micro pollutants.
Lab Manager
Posted 7 months ago
The School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Edinburgh (Edinburgh, Scotland) is hiring a Biolab Manager to manage the School’s microbiological laboratory facility, including research projects encompassing bacteriophage, proteins, anaerobic culture of bacteria, tissue culture and several industrial collaborations.
COVIDPhage TherapyPost DocSynthetic biology
Posted 7 months ago
Li Deng’s lab at Helmholtz Zentrum and Technical University of Munich is looking for a highly motivated postdoc with a strong background in synthetic biology to work on a newly founded COVID-19 project. The successful candidate will construct engineered phages against bacterial co-infection in COVID-19 patients. Please contact Dr. Deng at li.deng@helmholtz-muenchen.de for more information.
Phage biologyResearch Fellow
Posted 7 months ago
A one-year Research Fellow position is available in the lab of Dr. Nicholas Waterfield in the Warwick Medical School. This will be an Innovate UK funded post, working on a project led by recent University of Warwick spin-out company NanoSyrinx Ltd. Experience with bacteriophage biology and/or other macromolecular complexes is desired.
Associate Scientist
Posted 7 months ago
Randstad USA (Rockville, MD) is hiring an Associate Scientist II to work on animal studies (phage work included).
Clinical StudiesGut microbiotaPost Doc
Posted 7 months ago
A postdoctoral research position is available in the Nelson laboratory at the University of Florida. The first phase of research involves characterizing the microbiota of human diarrheal disease samples and identifying antimicrobial factors important to pathogenesis and transmission (e.g. antibiotics by LC/MS and bacteriophage).
Gene deliveryPost Doc
Posted 7 months ago
The University of Hawaii at Manoa is hiring a postdoctoral fellow to form and lead a rational design project with the purpose of improving transposase gene delivery (includes work with phages).
Post DocSynthetic biology
Posted 7 months ago
The RAW (Richard Allen White) lab at UNCC (Charlotte, North Carolina) is looking for an amazing phage biologist, molecular biologist and/or synthetic biologist.
Clinical TrialPhage TherapyScientist
Posted 7 months ago
PhagePro is looking for a Scientist II to participate in our research on our cholera phage cocktail as we prepare for clinical trials. The position is located at PhagePro’s lab space at the Tufts Launchpad in Boston, MA. Please visit our website www.phageproinc.com to see the full job description. We look forward to hearing from you!
Manufacturing TechnicianPhage manufacturing
Posted 7 months ago
Apply to work as a full-time Manufacturing Technician to work on phage production process development, including establishment and execution of protocols to manufacture EPA-registered product.
Post Doc
Posted 7 months ago
Sandia National Laboratories (Albuquerque, NM) is hiring a postdoctoral appointee to study the interaction of bacteria with noble gases, to use phage-assisted continuous evolution to evolve proteins for biosensing applications, and to engineer and characterize algal strains for biofuel applications.
Research Associate
Posted 7 months ago
The Antson lab at the University of York (York, UK) is hiring a Research Associate in Structural Virology to investigate the mechanism of DNA packaging by a motor found in a large group of dsDNA viruses, which includes tailed phages and evolutionarily related herpes viruses.
PhD project
Posted 8 months ago
The Malik lab at the University of Loughborough (Loughborough, UK) is hiring a PhD student to work on microencapsulation of biological food additives to improve animal nutrition. (The Malik lab works on phage manufacturing and formulation (read more here), making this a great opportunity for a phage-enthusiast!)
Computational biologyPost Doc
Posted 8 months ago
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab’s Joint Genome Institute Division has an opening for a computational biologist postdoctoral scholar to lead comparative analyses of multi ‘omics datasets to address questions regarding microbial and viral genomic diversity, metabolic activity of key populations in microbiomes of interest, and virus-host interactions in the environment.
Research Scientist
Posted 8 months ago
The Lieberman lab at MIT (which studies human microbiome colonization, phages included) is hiring a research scientist to develop in-house genomic pipelines into widely-used community resources, conduct original research, and build systems for data tracking of high-throughput experiments.
Post Doc
Posted 8 months ago
The Antson research group at the University of York (York, GB) is hiring a postdoctoral research associate in structural virology to investigate the mechanism of DNA packaging by a motor found in a large group of dsDNA viruses, which includes tailed phages.
Associate Scientist
Posted 8 months ago
Randstad USA (Rockville, MD) is hiring an Associate Scientist II, for work involving phage manipulation.
Research Technician
Posted 8 months ago
Chr. Hansen (Hørsholm, Denmark) is hiring a research technician to perform experimental work focused on phage biology.
Research Associate
Posted 8 months ago
R&D Partners (San Jose, California) is hiring a research associate I with phage experience.
Post Doc
Posted 8 months ago
The Wilke Lab and the Barrick Lab at UT Austin are hiring a postdoc in the area of systems and synthetic biology of phages.
Post Doc
Posted 8 months ago
Nancy Tawil at PhageLux, a phage therapy company in Montreal, Canada, is hiring a postdoc to work on phage delivery systems.
Post Doc
Posted 8 months ago
David Pride at UC San Diego is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow to investigate the role of phages as members of the human microbiome and to assist in the efforts to identify and characterize phages. The work will be in conjunction with the Center for Innovative Phage Applications and Therapeutics (IPATH).
Post Doc
Posted 8 months ago
Rob Edwards is hiring three postdocs to run the new Flinders Accelerator for Microbiome Exploration (FAME): a research associate in bioinformatics, a research associate in modelling marine microbes and a FAME liaison. Message Rob on Twitter for details.
Food safetyResearch Technician
Posted 8 months ago
North Carolina State University is hiring a research technician for a food safety project focused on antimicrobial resistance, phage resistance and phage biocontrol.
Phage TherapyResearch Associate
Posted 8 months ago
Armata Pharmaceuticals (a clinical-stage phage therapy biotech in Marina Del Ray, California) is hiring a research associate.
Phage geneticsResearch Technician
Posted 8 months ago
Texas A&M is hiring a technician for a research project involving phage genetics.
DairyResearch Technician
Posted 8 months ago
The Alcaine Research Group at the Cornell University Dept. of Food Science is hiring a technician to study the microbial and enzymatic constituents of dairy foods. Responsibilities include bacterial cell culture, phage propagation, and more.
Post Doc
Posted 9 months ago
The Polz lab at the University of Vienna is hiring a postdoc to study phage-host interactions.
Assistant ProfessorPost Doc
Posted 9 months ago
Prof. Hanne Ingmer at the University of Copenhagen has an opening for a postdoc or assistant professor to study the transfer of antibiotic resistance in Staphylococcus aureus and the role of phages in this process.
Research Fellow
Posted 9 months ago
The Birmingham Institute of Forest Research (University of Birmingham) is hiring a research fellow to study how new strains of pathogens emerge and evolve using Pseudomonas syringae as a model pathogen. The project involves phage work.
Post DocGut phages
Posted 9 months ago
June Round (University of Utah) is seeking a postdoc to study phages in commensal populations of Clostridium.
PhD projectPhage-host interactions
Posted 9 months ago
Professor Lone Brøndsted (University of Copenhagen, Denmark) has an opening in her lab for a PhD student to work on a phage-host interaction project.
BiotechSynthetic biology
Posted 9 months ago
Invitris is a new team out of TU Munich funded to spin off a phage therapy biotech company based on their unique synthetic phage production system. They’re looking for an additional team member at the intersection of microbiology and the clinic.
Phage panningPost DocResearch Scientist
Posted 9 months ago
There are open positions at NCATS (National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, within the NIH) for a postdoc and research scientist working on phage panning and antibody discovery. Send a direct message to Matt Hall (@cispt2) on Twitter for more info.
PhD project
Posted 9 months ago
Ignacio Mir-Sanchis at the IMS-Lab at Umeå University in Sweden offers a PhD position to study gene expression and DNA replication of staphylococcal mobile genetic elements (including phages) using a multidisciplinary approach: genetics and molecular biology, biochemistry, cryoEM, X-ray, etc.
BiotechContract Research OrganizationMicrobiologist
Posted 9 months ago
My client, a Northeast US-based CRO, wants to hire a Microbiologist with phage experience for their phage and other contract research programs to provide lab-bench and technical support, especially taking a lead with phage-based programs.

Primary responsibility will be titration of phage in clinical trial specimens, validation and qualification studies. Full-time position with a diverse and productive team taking on research challenges from the biotech & pharmaceutical industries.

Desired candidate will have a good, working knowledge of phage biology. BS or MS in any relevant field, but experience with phage bench techniques such as titration and storage of phages is more important than degree level. Dependent on the candidate’s abilities, the role would include writing of protocols and SOPs. Experience with molecular biology and qPCR is also desirable.

Please contact ben@bbphage.com with your CV and cover letter.

BiotechPhage Therapy
Posted 9 months ago
Armata Pharmaceuticals, a phage therapy biotech company in Los Angeles, is hiring for several positions.
Phage-host interactionsProphage
Posted 9 months ago
Heather Allison (University of Liverpool) and Chloe James (University of Salford) are hiring two postdocs, one at Liverpool and one at Salford, for a joint project entitled “Prophage host interactions: pulling back the curtains on Pseudomonas puppet masters”.
Gut phageomeResearch Assistant
Posted 10 months ago
APC Microbiome Ireland is hiring two Research Assistants to work within its Gut Phageomics Laboratory.
BiotechPhages for foodTechnical Manager
Posted 10 months ago
FixedPhage (Glasgow, Scotland) is hiring a Technical Manager, who will be responsible for building and maintaining the company’s production facilities.
CROScientist
Posted 10 months ago
My client, a US-based CRO, wants to hire a Scientist with phage experience to assist in their phage and other contract research programs. The successful candidate will provide lab-bench and technical support to the company’s contract research programs, especially taking a lead with phage-based programs. Contact Ben Burrowes at ben@bbphage.com for details.
CRISPRPhage defense systemsPost Doc
Posted 10 months ago
The Bikard Lab (Institut Pasteur, Paris) is hiring a postdoc to study the properties of Cas proteins in bacteria, their interaction with DNA repair pathways, and the mechanism and evolution of CRISPR-Cas systems as phage defense systems
Science communication
Posted 10 months ago
The Weitz group at Georgia Tech is hiring a Scientific Project Coordinator and Data Communication Specialist to help their group advance, communicate, and share discoveries of how viruses transform human health and the fate of our planet. Apply by 6/22.
LecturerPhage Therapy
Posted 10 months ago
The Faculty of Biology and Medicine and the Lausanne University Hospital (Lausanne, Switzerland) are hiring a senior lecturer in the field of phage therapy / bacteriophages.
Fermentation industryLactic acid bacteriaScientist
Posted 10 months ago
A Madison, Wisconsin company is hiring a scientist (culture development) for research into lactic acid bacteria in food fermentation. An understanding of phage management is essential.
Post Doc
Posted 10 months ago
A postdoc position (funded by ERC Research) on virus-virus interactions and experimental evolution is available in the Sanjuan Lab at the University of Valencia, Spain. Contact rafael.sanjuan@uv.es.
PhD project
Posted 10 months ago
A PhD position on modulation of virion stability is available at the Institute of Physical Chemistry (Polish Academy of Sciences) in Warsaw, Poland.
Bioinformatician
Posted 10 months ago
A bioinformatician/data steward position related to metagenomics and phage-host interactions is available at the University of Utrecht, Netherlands.
MicrobiologistMolecular BiologyPhage Biologist
Posted a year ago
Odyssey Systems is hiring multiple positions for a Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) contract related to phage therapy: a senior molecular phage biologist and a microbiology research technician level II and level IV.
Microbiome manipulationSenior Microbiologist
Posted a year ago
Vulcan Biologics (Boston, MA) is developing novel in situ microbiome modulating technologies through the use of bacteriophages. They’re hiring a senior scientist (microbiology), who will be instrumental in establishing and executing the microbiology program, and a research associate (microbiology), who will play a key role in executing the microbiology program.
Post Doc
Posted a year ago
Stuart MacNeill at the University of St. Andrews (St. Andrews, Scotland), is hiring a postdoctoral fellow to work on a molecular microbiology project related to understanding the unusual biology of phage T5.
Phage Therapy
Posted a year ago
Armata Pharmaceuticals, a Los Angeles-based phage therapy company, has several openings in R&D, process development, DNA sequencing, genetic engineering, project management, quality assurance and quality control.
AMRFaculty
Posted a year ago
The David Braley Centre for Antibiotic Discovery at McMaster University has three faculty positions open in the areas of antimicrobial discovery and resistance.
Phage Biologist
Posted a year ago
The Biosciences and Biotechnology Division at Lawrence Livermore National Labs is hiring a Phage Biologist to work on phage isolation and characterization for phage therapy applications.
Post Doc
Posted a year ago
Two postdoc positions are available at APC Microbiome Ireland in Cork, Ireland, to work on projects related to the gut phageome.
Lab Manager
Posted a year ago
Odyssey Systems is hiring a laboratory manager to work at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research. This position requires 2 years experience with phage assays and pathogenic bacteria.
Research Associate
Posted a year ago
The Seed Lab in the Department of Plant and Microbial Biology at UC Berkeley is looking to hire a staff research associate. The candidate will use genetic and biochemical approaches to evaluate how phages evolve to modulate the excision and integration of mobile genetic elements in Vibrio cholerae.
Research Assistant
Posted a year ago
Patrick Secor (University of Montana) is hiring a Research Assistant III interested in how phages affect Lyme disease pathogenesis.
Senior Microbiologist
Posted a year ago
Odyssey Systems Consulting Group is looking to hire a Senior Microbiologist/Phage Biologist to work on bacteriophages and microbial pathogens of military relevance at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research. US citizenship required.
Editor
Posted a year ago
Nature Microbiology is hiring a locum associate or senior editor (for 6 months). Apply by April 7.
PhD Project
Posted a year ago
Karen Weynberg (University of Queensland) is hiring a PhD student for a project that aims to further the use of phage therapy by establishing an innovative synthetic biology platform to engineer phage therpay candidates within a biofoundry.
Bioinformatics
Posted a year ago
Bas Dutilh (Utrecht University) is looking for a Bioinformatician/Data Steward: use metagenomics to help answer questions related to the microbiome, such as predicting bacteriophage-host interactions.
PhD Project
Posted a year ago
Do you want to contribute to identifying and understanding viruses? Apply now for a PhD position in Viral Metagenomics for One Health in Bas Dutilh’s group at Utrecht University.
Research Technician
Posted
The DNA Core at Delaware State University (Dover, Delaware) is hiring a Research Technician to study microbiomes, phages and phage application using molecular biological techniques and bioinformatics.
Research Scientist
Posted
Sentinel Environmental (Houston, Texas) is hiring a Research Scientist to develop novel microbiome engineering products (candidates that have experience working with phages are particularly encouraged to apply).
Scientist
Posted
EMD Millipore Corporation (Bedford, Massachusetts) is hiring a Scientist III to design and execute virology testing and research projects, focused on viral (including phage) clearance and viral inactivation for biotherapeutic processing.
PhD project
Posted
Two PhD student positions are open at KU Leuven in Belgium to unravel the role of protein acetylation in the interplay between phages and Pseudomonas bacteria. The project combines elements of research between the research groups of Prof. van Noort and Prof. Lavigne.
Scientist
Posted
A biotechnology company in Orkney, Scotland is hiring a Laboratory Scientist to isolate phages and determine their specificity against various strains of bacteria.
Scientist
Posted
Dupont (Madison, Wisconsin) is hiring a Scientist to study lactic acid bacterial strains with the objective of developing new and improved starter cultures and food ingredients (competencies in understanding and managing phage in relation to starter culture design and manufacturing is essential).
Post Doc
Posted
IPATH at UCSD is hiring two postdocs to work in the Pride Lab on translational projects relating to phage therapy.
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