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Postdoctoral Research Scientist - Molecular Population Genetics/Ecology
Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences
Texas A&M University
College Station, Texas 77843-2258
Responsibilities: Position responsibilities involve development and assay
of nuclear-encoded microsatellites and mitochondrial DNA sequences for
projects involving population genetics and molecular ecology of marine
fishes. Primary responsibilities include data acquisition and analysis,
and preparation of reports and publications. Additional responsibilities
will be participation in studies involving next-generation DNA sequencing.
Qualifications: Dissertation or postdoctoral work in molecular population
genetics and/or molecular ecology is required, as is documented experience
with microsatellite and mtDNA data acquisition and analysis. Documented
experience with major software programs (e.g., Arlequin, Genepop,
Migrate, LdNe, etc.) also is required. Individuals with experience in
analysis of next-generation-sequencing data will be given high priority.
Applicants should be ambitious, able to work collaboratively with other
lab members, and capable of to taking initiative and assuming .
Salary: Salary range is from $35,000 - $40,000/year and will depend on
experience. Benefits include health care and retirement. Position is
for 12-24 months.
Closing date: Position will remain open until filled.
Contact: Send curriculum vitae, description of research
experience/interests, and names, addresses, phone numbers, and
e-mail address of three references to: Dr. John R. Gold, Department
of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A&M University, College
Station, Texas 77843-2258. Electronic submissions are preferred:
firstname.lastname@example.org. International applicants
will be considered if they hold the correct visa(s). Texas A&M University
is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.