Post-doctoral Fellow I-Anticipated ~

23 de julio de 2007

Post-doctoral Fellow I-Anticipated

Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

University of Connecticut

Evolutionary radiations in South African Proteaceae

The Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology at the University of
Connecticut invites applications for an anticipated position as
Post-doctoral Fellow I on a project investigating evolutionary
radiations in white proteas (Protea sect. Exsertae). The successful
applicant will be primarily responsible for establishing common gardens,
monitoring individual performance, measuring a suite of
morphological/physiological traits, and supervising field assistants.
The successful applicant may also be involved in laboratory analyses
using AFLPs and microsatellites. Extended travel to the Cape region of
Southern Africa will be required for field work and experiments.

This is a one year, grant funded position. Continuation of this position
may be possible for a maximum of two additional years if performance is
satisfactory and grant funding is available.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in biology or a closely related field. Experience
with experimental ecology is required. Experience in some combination of
plant population ecology, plant physiological ecology, statistical
modeling, and AFLP/microsatellite analysis is desired.

Electronic submission of applications is preferred. They should be
submitted to Dr. Kent Holsinger ( Paper
applications should be addressed to Dr. Kent Holsinger, Department of
Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, U-3043, University of Connecticut,
Storrs, CT 06269-3043 USA. Applications should include a brief statement
(1-2 pages) summarizing previous scientific work and experience, a
curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of up to three individuals
able to evaluate the applicant's qualifications for the position. The
position is expected to be available on 1 September 2007 (pending final
approval of funding). Review of applications will begin on 16 July 2007
and continue until the position is filled.

Kent E. Holsinger
-- Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
-- University of Connecticut, U-3043
-- Storrs, CT 06269-3043

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