Postdoctoral Research Position: Genomics of adaptation (Poland) ~

18 de octubre de 2012

Postdoctoral Research Position: Genomics of adaptation (Poland)

A postdoctoral position is available to work in the Department of Genetics,
Kazimierz Wielki University, Bydgoszcz, Poland, on research project headed
by prof. Jaroslaw Burczyk.

** Description **
We are seeking an enthusiastic and independent post-doc to conduct research
on genomic aspects of bud burst phenology in oaks (Quercus robur and Q.
petraea) and beech (Fagus sylvatica).
Primary responsibilities of this position include:
- plan and oversee sample collections in natural and experimental tree
- resequence (using NGS) and characterize some tens of candidate genes (to
be selected) potentially related to bud burst phenology in target species;
- conduct lab research to genotype (resequence targeted genes) in a large
number of individuals;
- lead data analyses (including landscape genomics) and manuscript
- coordinate undergraduate projects on related research.

Preference will be given to applicants who have experience in molecular
biology, genomics, NSG, bioinformatics, and specifically in the complexities
of laboratory and computational techniques,


I.               Applicants must have a PhD in biology, molecular biology,
genetics, or related field. Applicants should have demonstrated experience
in genomic lab and data analyses, a consistent record of high-quality
publications, and the ability to work independently, but also participate in
collaborative team-based projects. The project will require periods of
fieldwork. For candidates whose native language is not Polish, fluent
English is required.

**Terms of Appointment**
Starting salary is 3,000-5,000 PLN per month, depending on experience.
Employment since 1.01.2013 for 48(32) months (depending on the results of
interim evaluation process).

To apply, please send:

1. application cover letter for employment as adjunct,

2. copy of diploma's of PhD degree or an equivalent document ,

3. curriculum vitae with a qualification, list of publications and
information on participation in scientific conferences.

4. reference letters from up to 3 highly recognized scientists in respective
fields are expected

The application documents  should be delivered to the Institute of
Experimental Biology,

 Chodkiewicza 30, 85-064 Bydgoszcz, room no 14, before the expiration date

Informal inquiries and questions about the position and project might be
send to:

Prof. dr hab. Jaroslaw Burczyk

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