Postdoctoral Research Associate – Evolution of Senescence/Life History Strategies: Murray State University/Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory

Murray State University
Murray State University/Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory
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POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, Watershed Studies Institute and Department of Biological Sciences, Murray State University. The postdoctoral associate will conduct research on ecology, evolution, and/or conservation, help mentor graduate and undergraduate research students, and teach one biology course per semester. Research opportunities include life history strategies and the evolution of senescence using observational studies, genomics, experiments, and analysis of long-term data, in collaboration with Drs. Howard Whiteman and Gary ZeRuth. Field sites are in western Colorado and western Kentucky. This is a two-year position starting August 1; salary is $47,500/year with benefits. Murray is a highly-rated, vibrant public university with significant infrastructure and personnel dedicated to ecological research, including the Hancock Biological Station. To apply, upload a letter of interest detailing career goals and research experience, a curriculum vitae, and email addresses of three references at For further information, please contact Dr. Howard Whiteman ( Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; review of applications will begin June 2. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Murray State University is an equal education and employment opportunity, M/F/D, AA employer.
Ph.D. in a relevant discipline required; experience with genomics, multivariate statistics, and/or amphibian ecology is preferred.
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