Postdoctoral Fellowship in Evolutionary Biology ~

27 de junio de 2007

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Evolutionary Biology

University of Ottawa, Canada

The evolutionary biology group ( in the Department of Biology at the University of Ottawa wishes to nominate a candidate for a Vision 2010 Postdoctoral Scholarship ( Research topics are open but are expected to build on, and complement, the strengths of the group in one or more of the following areas: the ecology and genetics of adaptation and diversification (R. Kassen), sexual selection and speciation (H. Rundle), the diversification of angiosperms (R. Sargent), and evolutionary medicine (S. Findlay). The position is for two years and can begin as early as January 01, 2008. The total stipend is CDN $50,000 per annum, which may include a maximum research allowance of $5,000. Fellowships are open to Canadian and international candidates.

Applications should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a short (1 page) description of proposed research, and the names and contact information (including e-mail) of three referees. All application materials must be submitted as PDF's in a single email to both Rees Kassen ( and Howard Rundle (, to whom queries may also be addressed. Evaluation of applications will begin on July 15, 2007. Application deadline for the fellowship is Aug. 31, 2007.

Located at the confluence of English and French Canada, Ottawa is a rich and vibrant national capital of approximately 1 million inhabitants ( The city offers a wide range of cultural activities in the visual and performing arts, as well as easy access to green spaces and wilderness. The University of Ottawa is located next to the historic Rideau Canal, steps from Parliament and within easy access to a wide range of research facilities of interest to evolutionary biologists including the Canadian Museum of Nature, the National Wildlife Research Center, Health Canada, and Environment Canada.

Howard D. Rundle
Assistant Professor - Professeur adjoint
Canada Research Chair - Chaire de recherche du Canada
Department of Biology - Département de biologie
University of Ottawa - Université d'Ottawa
30 Marie-Curie (277 Gendron)
Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 6N5, CANADA

Office: +1 613-562-5800 x2835; Fax: +1 613-562-5486; Lab: +1 613-562-5800 ×6837
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