Postdoctoral Scholar, School of Forestry #603113
A Post-Doctoral Scholar position is available at Northern Arizona University (NAU), duty station USDA Forest Service’s Dorena Genetic Resource Center (DGRC), Cottage Grove, OR, in support of NSF-funded disease resistance and ecological genetics research to explore population variation in adaptive traits, particularly resistance to white pine blister rust, of southwestern white pine. The successful applicant will collect and analyze data, primarily related to disease resistance, coordinate with other team members located around the US and Mexico, publish results (including as lead author), and travel occasionally in support of the research. Opportunities for mentoring and outreach will be provided. Position is available for up to 2 yrs, 5 mos. years with satisfactory performance. The position will be supervised by Dr. Richard Sniezko, (DGRC Center Geneticist) and Dr. Kristen Waring (NAU).
Minimum Qualifications: PhD is pathology, statistics, ecology, botany, forestry, biology, genetics or a related field conferred by start date.
Annual Salary: Commensurate with experience.
Application Deadline: April 27, 2017 at 11:59 P.M.
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NAU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minority, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.