Funding for postdocs and technician available

Funding is available for three postdoctoral fellows and a research technician to work on marine (meta)genomic, (meta)proteomic, and culturing projects in the Red Sea at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST, ) in Saudi Arabia. Full access to state-of-the-art genomics and proteomics facilities, very competitive salary (postdocs 50-90k USD, tax free) and great benefits are included. Candidates for postdoctoral positions must have extensive experience in microbial ecology, bioinformatics and sequence analyses of microbial communities, and/or physiology of pure cultures. Field work experience on research vessels, handling of marine bacterial cultures, and demonstrated organization skills are desired for research technicians. Expected starting date is approximately August  15th, 2009 or later. For details, please send CV with brief statement of research interests to Uli Stingl, Assistant Professor of Marine Science @ ( ).