Postdoctoral position in theoretical modeling (USA) ~

20 de octubre de 2013

Postdoctoral position in theoretical modeling (USA)

A position is available for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the lab of Maria Servedio at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, to work on an NSF funded project that involves the development of theoretical models of speciation.  Prior experience with theoretical modeling techniques (especially population genetic modeling), a strong mathematical background, and programming skills is preferred.  A Ph.D. and a strong background in evolution is required.

Research in the Servedio lab ( concentrates on developing mathematical models of speciation and mate choice.  Please contact Maria Servedio ( for more information on the project involved in this position and other projects ongoing in the lab.

The appointment is for 1-2 years with a flexible start date. Submit applications including a cover letter, CV, description of research experience and interests, brief description of background in theory and related skills, and names and addresses of three references to, and please also send a copy of the cover letter and CV directly to Maria Servedio at

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill hosts an active group in speciation, and more generally in Evolution and Ecology.  UNC is part of North Carolina's Research Triangle, home also to Duke University, North Carolina State University, and the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent).  Chapel Hill has reasonable living expenses, many outdoor activities, and a warm climate.

Informal inquiries are welcome.  Review of applications will begin on November 7 and continue until the position is filled.

Dr. Maria Servedio
Department of Biology
University of North Carolina
CB# 3280, Coker Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Phone: 919-843-2692    Fax: 919-962-1625

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