Postdoctoral Position(s) in Evolutionary Physiology ~

13 de junio de 2005

Postdoctoral Position(s) in Evolutionary Physiology

University of Nevada, Reno.

An NSF-funded postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Jack Hayes to conduct artificial selection experiments on the basal and maximal metabolic rates of mice. The ultimate goal of these experiments is to test the aerobic capacity model for the evolution of endothermy. Applicants should have a Ph.D. and an interest in evolutionary physiology. Strong quantitative and computer skills are desirable as is the capacity to bring new perspectives to this project and the laboratory. Reno, Nevada, is located on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada and was recently rated the 9th best city to live in the United States. The Department of Biology has a strong group of ecologists and evolutionary biologists with whom to
interact. To apply, send a letter of interest, a cv, and email addresses
for three references to A second postdoctoral position to work on this project may become available soon. Benefits include health insurance and defined contribution retirement plan.

Michael W. Sears, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Biology
MS 314
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno, NV 89557

office: 775.784.8008

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