Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities The Wisconsin Energy Institute employs a growing number of undergraduate students, graduate assistants, postdoctoral researchers, and research scientists, all from a wide range of disciplines.

Position Listings

Application Deadline: Positions open until filled

A postdoctoral researcher position is available to work jointly in the Noguera lab and the Donohue lab at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, as part of the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center.

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Several Postdoctoral Research Associate positions in bacterial systems/synthetic biology are available to work with Professor Patricia Kiley (Dept. of Biomolecular Chemistry), Professor Daniel Noguera (Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering), or Professor Tim Donohue (Dept. of Bacteriology), with opportunity for joint mentoring by other faculty members, as part of the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC).

Application Deadline: Positions open until filled

A postdoctoral research position is available in Jason Peters’s lab at the University of Wisconsin-Madison to use CRISPR-based functional genomics approaches to study bioenergy-relevant α-Proteobacteria (e.g., Zymomonas, Rhodobacter, and Novosphingobium) as part of the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center.

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This position located at the USDA Forest Products Laboratory in Madison, WI will primarily entail process design, process modeling, process optimization, and scale-up analysis spanning several potential focus areas including CNs production technologies and CNs properties modifications as part of the techno-economic analysis (TEA), and life-cycle assessment (LCA) research.