Department: Marine Sciences
Application Deadline: 02/24/2014
Position Summary: Analyze transcriptomic data from coral laboratory experiments. Collaborate with the research team on related research projects focused on the effects of ocean warming and acidification on biomineralization and photosynthesis within the coral holobiont. Prepare relevant manuscripts for publication in peer-review journals. Assist with proposal preparation and efforts to continue the current project on coral transcriptomic analysis. Communicate with faculty supervisors and other relevant team members including graduate and undergraduate students. Present findings at seminars, conferences, and symposiums.
Education Requirements: Ph.D. in Marine Sciences, Biology, Environmental Sciences, Biostatistics, Bioinformatics or other computational sciences related field.
Qualification and Experience: Interest in the effects of ocean warming and acidification on biomineralization and photosynthesis within the coral holobiont. Experience using unix/linux command line, computer languages such as R, Python, Perl, and biostatistical/bioinformatical approaches. Strong interest in genomic and functional genomics questions and the use of computational strategies to derive physiological insights from sequence data. Demonstrated scientific productivity through publications in relevant peer-reviewed journals. Effective oral and written communication skills to present findings at group meetings and conferences and to publish results.
Department Contact Name and Title: Allison Everson
Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: 919-445-0248