Postdoctoral Research Associate

Princeton, NJ
Mar 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Princeton University

Ecology & Evolutionary Biology - 23400

Position Summary
The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Princeton University invites applications for a postdoctoral research associate or more senior position to work with faculty in theoretical ecology, with a focus on pattern formation, collective phenomena, public goods and related issues.

This one year appointment may be renewed based on satisfactory performance and funding availability. Research staff are eligible for University benefits.

Applicants must apply online at and include a curriculum vitae, a one-page statement of research experience and interests, and a cover letter that includes names and contact information of three references.

This position is subject to the University's background check policy.

Essential Qualifications
Candidates are required to have a Ph.D. in biology, ecology, mathematics, physics, computer science or related fields, with strong computational skills and experience in modeling. Excellent writing ability in English is essential. Creativity, energy, and the desire to work in an interactive and inter-disciplinary group is essential.

Preferred Qualifications

Directory Title
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Job Function
Regular Professional Research
RR 040
Standard Hours

Full Time
Actual Hours per Week, if casual hourly

Pay Rate, if Casual Hourly

Work Schedule, if other than standard hours

Eligible for Overtime
Benefits Eligible
Union Code
Not Applicable
Education Required
Doctorate Degree
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled or See Position Summary.
Instructions for Applying
Complete the online application and click "Apply to this Posting" at the top of the posting details page.
Documents which can be associated with this posting
Cover Letter
Statement of Research Interest
Other Document 1
Proposed Start Date

End Date, if a Term Appointment

Comments related to end date:
This one year appointment may be renewed based on satisfactory performance and funding availability.
EEO Statement
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW


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