Biodiversity Genomics Scientist – Illinois

Illinois Natural History Survey
Champaign, Illinois
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Biodiversity Genomics Scientist Illinois Natural History Survey Prairie Research Institute University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign The Illinois Natural History Survey (INHS) is seeking a Visiting Assistant Research Scientist, Biodiversity Genomics to develop, plan, conduct, and direct an independent research program of significance on any of a broad range of topics using genome scale data to address questions in the biodiversity sciences. Scientist is expected to apply techniques in next-generation sequencing, genomics, transcriptomics, metagenomics, and bioinformatics to topics in biodiversity and systematics to understand mechanisms of diversification, including phylogenomics, speciation, adaptation, and population-level processes. Position may become a regular, non-visiting position at a later date. Applications must be received by December 11, 2017. For additional information, including instructions on how to apply, please visit or contact Lori Walston-Vonderharr, Human Resources, Prairie Research Institute at The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. The U of I is an EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled
Requires a Ph.D. in a scientific discipline relevant to the mission and goals of INHS and the ability to establish an independent research program that incorporates analyses of Big Data. For additional information, including instructions on how to apply, please visit
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Lori Walston-Vonderharr
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