Postdoc: Bee ecology (USA) ~ Bioblogia.net

7 de noviembre de 2012

Postdoc: Bee ecology (USA)

A postdoctoral research associate position is available to investigate bee
diversity, abundance, community structure, and resource use in agricultural
ecosystems in Colorado. The position will involve collaboration with
researchers in the Departments of
Entomology<http://www.entomology.wisc.edu>at the University of
Wisconsin (host institution), Ecology
and Evolutionary Biology <http://ebio.colorado.edu> at the University of
Colorado, and Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest
Management<http://www.bspm.colostate.edu>at Colorado State University.
The postdoctoral associate will lead research
efforts to examine the effects of land-use change on wild and managed bees.

Applicants must have expertise in bee taxonomy, community and/or landscape
ecology, and GIS. Preference will be given to candidates demonstrating
strong quantitative skills, including spatial analyses, as well as written
and oral communication skills. Additionally, applicants must have a valid
driver’s license and must be willing to spend the academic school year at
the host institution in Madison, WI and two summer field seasons in
Colorado with extensive travel between Boulder and Fort Collins, CO.

Qualifications: PhD in entomology, ecology, or related field

Start Date: January 15th, 2013 - March 15th, 2013

Starting Salary: $39,000/yr plus benefits

Appointment: Full-time with initial one-year appointment, second-year
appointment contingent on satisfactory performance

To apply, please send a single PDF containing: (1) cover letter, (2)
curriculum vitae, (3) research statement, (4) up to three copies of
refereed first-authored manuscripts, (5) names and contact information for
three references to Mary Jamieson (mjamieson@wisc.edu).

Review of applications will begin immediately. Interviews will be planned
for early December, and we anticipate a candidate will be selected by
January 1st.


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Mary Jamieson
Assistant Scientist
Department of Entomology
University of Wisconsin -- Madison
Phone:  (303) 827-4932
Website: http://lamar.colostate.edu/~jamieson

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