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Virginia Tech researchers will investigate how bird feeding influences humans and birds

Two professors are leading a project funded by the National Science Foundation to study the effects of bird feeding on human well-being, while also analyzing effects of land and disease management.

The Department of Biological Sciences is at the center of life sciences research and teaching at Virginia Tech.  Our mission is to seamlessly integrate world-class research addressing the grand challenges of the 21st century, from global change to human disease, with preparation of the next generation of scientists.

Position Opening:
Assistant Professor of Computational Biology / Bioinformatics

The Department of Biological Sciences at Virginia Tech is seeking to hire a tenure track assistant professor in the broad area of Computational Biology/Bioinformatics. We welcome applicants whose research addresses important biological questions at any scale, and applications involving all relevant research areas will be considered. 

Position Opening:
Assistant Professor of Integrative Organismal Biology

The Department of Biological Sciences at Virginia Tech is seeking to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the field of Integrative Organismal Biology. We welcome applicants whose research focuses on understanding organisms (animals, plants, and/or fungi) as integrated units of biological organization.