Postdoctoral Research Associate

Location
Boston
Posted
Apr 05, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Northeastern University

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Requisition Number: STFR003641

Division/College: College of Science

Location: Marine Science Center at Nahant

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time

Responsibilities:

The Trussell Laboratory, based at Northeastern University's Marine Science Center, seeks applicants for a postdoctoral research position in organismal marine biology or ecology. The successful applicant will be expected to participate in an ongoing study of geographic variation in rocky shore community organization throughout the Gulf of Maine as well as develop independent and collaborative research programs in marine biology or ecology. In addition, the successful applicant will lead and assist with the preparation of research papers and grant proposals. Finally, the successful applicant will assist with overall management of the Trussell Laboratory.

Performs basic and applied research that focuses on coastal marine communities. Assists the supervisor in the interpretation and publication of results and grants. Maintains the laboratory and assists with functional supervision over supporting research staff. Primary responsibility is ensuring that the research is complete. The appointment generally does not extend beyond two years.

Qualifications:

A PhD in the area of marine ecology, a demonstrated publication record, and the ability to initiate and complete short-term research is required. Candidates wishing to SCUBA dive must be able to do so within the AAUS framework.

Additional Information:
This appointment is funded by a grant received from an outside source. The duration of this position is contingent upon the continued availability of funding from this grant at its current financial level.

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Careers@Northeastern

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.




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