Required Qualifications: (As evidenced by an attached resume)
PhD in hand by September 1, 2018 in Biological Anthropology, Biology, Psychology or related field.
Strong data analysis skills, including programming and statistical modeling experience. Familiarity or expertise in any of the following is a plus: bioinformatic analysis (in Unix or R) of complex demographic and genomic datasets; DNA extraction and sequencing from non-invasively collected fecal samples; extraction and analysis of endocrine and immune biomarkers from non-invasively collected samples such as urine and fecal matter; experience collecting primate behavioral and demographic data in international field settings.
Brief Description of Duties:
A two-year NSF-funded Postdoctoral Associate position is available in the Lu Lab in the Department of Anthropology at Stony Brook University as part of the Simien Mountains Gelada Research Project. The position is funded for up to two years by a grant awarded to Dr. Amy Lu by the National Science Foundation. The grant is part of a collaborative project focusing on the developmental consequences of premature weaning in wild geladas. Although housed at Stony Brook, the Postdoctoral Associate will be co-advised by Drs. Amy Lu (Stony Brook University) and Noah Snyder-Mackler (University of Washington) and will have to opportunity to travel to the University of Washington and to our field site in the Simien Mountains National Park, in Ethiopia.
- Wet lab and quantitative analyses of genomic and endocrinological datasets.
- Participation in field data collection, management, and analysis.
- Publication of results in peer-reviewed journals.
- Presentation of results in professional meetings.
- Other duties as assigned.
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Official Job Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Job Field: Post Doctoral
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Anthropology-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Schedule: Full-time Variable variableAnthropology-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Posting Start Date: May 16, 2018
Posting End Date: Jun 15, 2018, 11:59:00 PM
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Salary Grade: E89