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8 de diciembre de 2010

Postdoc: Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Toronto

The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
at the University
of Toronto invites applications for Departmental Postdoctoral
Fellowships in the areas of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, broadly
defined. One position is available this year, and we expect that
another will become available next year through an ongoing EEB
Postdoctoral Fellowship Program. Positions may continue for two
years, subject to review after one year, and can begin as early as
July 1, 2011. The salary starts at $40,000 per year, with research
expenses covered by the Postdoctoral Advisor.

The Fellow will be a fully participating member in the Department.
Candidates must identify and communicate with a potential advisor (or
advisors) in advance of the application process. All full-time
faculty members at the St. George (downtown) campus of the University
of Toronto are eligible to serve as advisors (see
www.eeb.utoronto.ca/postdoc/ for
a list of potential supervisors). Opportunities for teaching in an
upper level course may be available, if the candidate wishes to teach.

To apply, applicants should first contact and obtain the agreement of
a faculty advisor (or co-advisors). Afterwards, applicants should
submit a cover letter clearly indicating the proposed faculty
advisor(s), a curriculum vitae, copies of 2 publications, and a short
(1-3 pages) description of past research accomplishments and future
research plans. Applicants should include names and e-mail addresses
of two potential referees. Applicants should also indicate the date
they will be available to begin the position. All application
materials must be submitted as PDF’s in a single email to: Elizabeth
Rentzelos
. Review
of applications will begin on Feb. 1, 2011.

The University of Toronto is a leading academic institution in Canada
with over 60 faculty members specializing in ecology and evolution.
Strong links exist between the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary
Biology and the Royal Ontario Museum, the Centre for Global Change,
the Centre for Environment, and the Faculty of Forestry. The
University owns a nearby field station dedicated to ecological
research (the Koffler Scientific Reserve,
ksr.utoronto.ca). The department also
has a partnership with the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources that
helps provide access to infrastructure, including lab facilities in
Algonquin Provincial Park (www.harkness.ca),
funding, and long-term data sets. Genomic analyses are supported by
the Centre for the Analysis of Genome Evolution and Function
(www.cagef.utoronto.ca).


Megan Frederickson
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
University of Toronto
25 Harbord Street
Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3G5, Canada
Email: m.frederickson@utoronto.ca
Web: labs.eeb.utoronto.ca/frederickson

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