The postdoc will collaborate on two projects to 1) explore life history trait variation (egg size variation, maturation) of Great Lakes fishes and 2) assess potential impacts of microplastic pollution on aquatic populations and communities. Both projects will involve a combination of controlled experiments and quantitative models. The incumbent will interact with and help mentor undergraduate and graduate students, prepare manuscripts, and give presentations at national conferences. Opportunities to participate in developing research proposals and teaching university courses may be available.
The selected individual will be employed by Purdue University and the position will be located in the Department of Forestry and Natural Resources (www.fnr.purdue.edu) in West Lafayette, IN, USA.
Compensation includes salary and benefits. Exact start date is negotiable.
Minimum qualifications include a PhD in Ecology, Fisheries or related field. Strong writing ability, quantitative skills, and a willingness to work with collaborative research teams are required.
How to Apply:
The position will remain open until filled. For full consideration, please submit letter of interest, CV, and names and contact numbers of three references to Tomas Höök (firstname.lastname@example.org; 765-496-6799; http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~thook) by 19-October-2018.
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