Postdoctoral Research Associate
The University of Denver is a medium-size (12,000 students) private university located in a thriving metropolis at the base of the Rocky Mountains. The Department of Biological Sciences focuses on two areas of research and teaching; 1) Cell and Molecular Biology including biophysics, neuroscience, cell signaling, and developmental biology, and 2) Ecology, Biodiversity including behavioral ecology, plant-insect interactions, conservation biology, restoration ecology and evolution. The department offers undergraduate majors of study including Biology (B.A./B.S.), Molecular Biology (B.S./B.S.), Ecology and BioDiversity (B.A./B.S.) or Integrated Sciences (B.A.). A concentration in Cognitive Neurosciences (B.A./B.S.) is also offered in conjunction with the Department of Psychology. At the graduate level the department offers M.S. and Ph.D. with a research emphasis in either of the two research emphases described above.
This position has funding for one year with the possibility to extend to a second year depending on performance appraisal.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Experience generating and analyzing phenotypic (morphology, behavior) and fitness data
- Knowledge of quantitative and/or evolutionary genetics
- Experience and willingness to do longer-term field work in challenging circumstances
- Excellent analytical skills.
- Good communication & writing skills.
- Ph.D. in biology or related field.
- ABD accepted at time of application. Must have Ph.D by start date.
- Demonstrated ability to publish high quality papers
- Experience in population genomics and/or analysis of auditory signals.
2. Longer-term field work in challenging circumstances
3. Unexpected interruptions occur often and stress level is moderate to high.
4. Noise level is quiet to moderate.
2. Occasionally required to move about the office/campus with the capability of transporting objects up to 20 lbs.
Applications will be reviewed ongoing.
For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) on April 30, 2019
Candidates must apply online through jobs.du.edu to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.
Salary is competitive and will be determined by the qualifications of the selected candidate and NIH guidelines.
Please include the following documents with your application:
2. Cover Letter
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All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.