The Department of Biological Sciences at North Dakota State University has a 12-month, postdoctoral fellowship, beginning 30 November 2022 or as soon thereafter following hiring approval. The successful candidate will work with a group of core faculty in insect physiology. The postdoctoral researcher will work on multiple research projects focusing on the regulation of metamorphosis, diapause, and aging in solitary bees. In addition to working with project personnel at NDSU and the USDA-ARS, the postdoctoral fellow will mentor graduate and undergraduate assistants.
Candidates must have: 1) completed a Ph.D. from an accredited institution in a discipline appropriate to the biological sciences; 2) evidence of peer-reviewed publication; 3) effective oral and written communication skills; and 4) ability to interact and collaborate effectively with a diverse team of colleagues and students.
Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated ability in any of the following: 1) stress physiology; 2) aging physiology; 3) regulation of diapause; 3) molecular biology/genomics/transcriptomics; 4) research on model or non-model insects; 5) experience mentoring undergraduate students in independent research; 6) experience applying for grant funding.