Postdoctoral Fellow - Molecular Ecology of Tropical Mammals ~

25 de enero de 2013

Postdoctoral Fellow - Molecular Ecology of Tropical Mammals

Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin

PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The successful candidate will work on an NSF-funded project using next-generation sequencing methods to study the demography and dispersal of two- and three-toed sloths. The position offers the opportunity to conduct some field work in Costa Rica, but is largely a laboratory position based at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The position offers opportunities to interact and collaborate with multiple scientists on campus, as well as internationally with faculty at the University of Costa Rica and Groningen University in the Netherlands.

REQUIREMENTS: Applicants should have a doctoral degree in Conservation Genetics, Molecular Ecology, or closely related discipline by the start date (see below). A strong publishing record and experience with next-generation sequencing methods are essential. Fluency in English also is essential and competence in Spanish is desirable, but not a requirement of the position.

SALARY AND CONDITIONS: The position will be available May 1, 2013 and the duration of the appointment is two years and two months (26 months total). Salary will be $44,000 per year plus benefits.

APPLICATION/CONTACT INFORMATION: Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references in a single pdf-file to
The CV should contain a list of publications and information describing relevant skills and experience. Reviews of material will begin March 1, 2013 and continue until a suitable candidate is found.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT: Dr. Zach Peery; Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology; University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison, WI 53706; phone:  608.890.2766; E-mail:

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