Postdoctoral Research Position in Plant Science, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, TEXAS, USA

Agency
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Location
Corpus Christi, Texas
Job Category
Post Doctoral Appointments
Salary
Budgeted for
Last Date to Apply
11/22/2018
Website
https://tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/TAMUCC_External/job/Corpus-Christi-TAMUCC/Postdoctoral-Research-Associate-in-Plant-Science_R-013745
Description
There is a postdoc position in plant science available in the Daru lab (https://barnabasdaru.com) at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Texas, USA. The Postdoctoral Research Associate in Plant Science will be responsible for using plant diversity data sources such as collections record to address topics including ecological niche modeling, biogeography, assessing systematic and phylogenetic diversity, climate change, species’ invasions across a landscape/seascape, plant-insect and/or -pathogen interactions, and conservation.
Qualifications
Qualifications: - Doctoral Degree in botany, horticulture, plant ecology or closely related field. - Related experience in this field. - Publications in the domain of plant diversity: systematics, phylogenetic diversity, biogeography, global change, conservation. - Strong statistical and computational backgrounds using R, Python, ArcGIS, mostly implemented using high performance-computing cluster. - Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook). - Excellent verbal and written communication skills. - Ability to work and interact with University faculty, students, and staff in diverse topics. Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with other team members. - Basic data mining and statistical analysis knowledge. - Strong publication track record. Preferred Qualifications: - Two (2) years related experience. - Strong statistical and computational backgrounds (including database manipulation). - Large-scale meta-analyses are encouraged, but projects to develop bioinformatics pipelines to make collections more broadly accessible. - Experience with high performance-computing cluster for data analysis.
Contact Person
Barnabas Daru
Contact Phone
3618253489
Contact eMail
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