POSTDOCTORAL POSITION: EVOLUTIONARY GENETICS OF SEXUAL CONFLICT AND MATING SYSTEMS EVOLUTION
A postdoctoral scholar is sought to contribute to an NSF funded project in the laboratory of Patrick Phillips, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Oregon using the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans and its relatives as model systems for studying the origins and consequences of sexual conflict. The project uses experimental evolution, molecular quantitative genetics, functional analysis, and high throughput genomics and proteomics to understand both natural and experimentally derived variation in sexual interations and sex-specific function. See http://www.uoregon.edu/~pphil for lab projects.
The University of Oregon is located in Eugene, OR, one of the most outstanding small cities in the US. The campus is one hour from the beautiful Oregon coast and one hour from mountain hiking and skiing. Candidates should have completed their Ph.D. before beginning the position. The successful candidate will have the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds. The initial appointment is for one year with extension for an additional year. Although the postion is available immediately, the start date can be flexible based on the needs of the candidate. To assure full consideration applications must be received by April 15, 2012, but position will remain open until filled. Please send a statement of research interests, publications, CV, and letters from three references to Patrick Phillips via firstname.lastname@example.org, Subject Posting 12098 or c/o Search #12098, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, 5289 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403-5289.
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