Thank you for your interest in the variety of career opportunities at MSU’s Kellogg Biological Station. We hope you will investigate these great opportunities and consider applying to become a part of the KBS team.
A postdoctoral position is available in the Litchman and Klausmeier Labs at Michigan State University. The research associate will participate in a NASA Exobiology funded project in collaboration with researchers from France and Germany on modeling the evolutionary emergence of diverse microbial metabolisms. We are looking for a quantitative modeler who uses cellular metabolic models such as Flux Balance Analysis, Elementary Flux Modes Analysis and others. In addition, experience with eco-evolutionary modeling would be advantageous and the manuscript writing skills are essential.
The position is for one year initially, renewable depending on performance and continued funding. Start date is as soon as possible. Interested applicants should apply through careers.msu.edu (posting #520342) and include a cover letter describing motivation, research interests and relevant experience; a CV; and the names and contact information of three references.
Review of applications will begin August 10, 2018 and continue until filled. For questions on this position, email Dr. Elena Litchman (email@example.com).
A postdoctoral position is available in the Klausmeier and Litchman Labs at Michigan State University. The research associate will participate in a collaborative NSF-funded project on the origin and maintenance of intraspecific trait diversity in phytoplankton. We are looking for a modeler to develop eco-evolutionary models of trait diversity. A familiarity with plankton systems would be advantageous but not required.
The position is for one year initially, renewable depending on performance and continued funding. Start date is as soon as possible. Interested applicants should apply through careers.msu.edu (posting #520388) and include a cover letter describing motivation, research interests and relevant experience; a CV; and the names and contact information of three references. Review of applications will begin August 10, 2018 and continue until filled. For questions on this position, please contact Dr. Chris Klausmeier (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Communications Coordinator (Full time, support staff position)
Works with KBS Director, Development & Community Relations Coordinator, and KBS units to create effective communication/marketing tools and materials to promote the research, education, and outreach mission of KBS. Topics range from current ecological and evolutionary research, appreciation of natural resources, and celebrating W.K. Kellogg’s legacy.
Collects information and composes articles, press releases, promotional pieces (print/visual/audio), social media posts, newsletters and annual reports; assists in Web page design, maintenance, and content management; monitors social media and engages social media audience; assists in planning advertising strategies, using surveys and evaluations to ensure maximum exposure and impact on the public.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills to communicate complex scientific concepts to diverse audiences using various communication methods. A self-starter with an outgoing personality. Strong interviewing skills with the ability to gather and summarize information from a variety of sources. Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, WordPress, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube. Ability to prioritize and stay on task while balancing multiple projects simultaneous. Degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, or Public Relations.
Apply today at email@example.com job#556018
The Physical Plant, Grounds and Custodial team is looking to fill a job opening for a part-time position. The scope of work for this position typically requires 20 hours weekly with a majority of the work being performed within the Academic/Stack buildings. Flexible hours are an option, but the work schedule for this job typically starts at 4pm or later, Monday-Friday. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, floor sweeping, cleaning and polishing. Other duties could include back-fill for other custodial activity (restrooms and trash) as needed. Some custodial experience preferred, but will train the right candidate. Reliability and ability to work alone are important aspects of this job. This job opportunity will be posted on indeed.com where other details can be reviewed.
Interested candidates can contact Brad Osborn at firstname.lastname@example.org or 269-671-2500.
UNDERGRADUATE INTERNSHIPS, URAs & REUs
Applications for KBS programs will be open from December 15, 2017 – March 1, 2018. To learn more about our undergraduate research and internship programs, please see our undergraduate programs pages.