Postdoc: Invasive Species Modeling and Analysis (USA) ~

12 de noviembre de 2013

Postdoc: Invasive Species Modeling and Analysis (USA)

The Department of Forestry and Natural Resources at Purdue University invites applications for a post-doctoral position in invasive species modeling. The incumbent will conduct research on a NSF funded project to study the distribution and dispersal of invasive plants in the eastern U.S.
Job Title: Post doctoral – Invasive Species Modeling and Analysis
Required Qualifications: We seek a highly motivated, well-organized person with strong communication skills to work on an interdisciplinary project that involves modeling of land use/cover change patterns on invasive species distributions and dispersal. Ideal candidates will excel in a fast-paced environment where the postdoctoral associated is given a leadership role of managing small groups of graduate students on tasks directed toward the development of an overarching modeling framework of invasive dynamics at subcontinental scales. The postdoc will be co-advised by the Pijanowski lab ( and the Fei lab (
A PhD in ecology, forestry, geography, or biology is required with expertise in invasion ecology, modeling, and spatial analysis. Experience with R programming, GIS, and other analytical tools are highly desirable. Ability to work with researchers across a variety of disciplines is required.
Date of Appointment: Available immediately
Review Date: Review of application materials will begin on December 1, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.
Duration of Appointment: 18 months
Salary: Purdue University will provide a $40,000 annual stipend plus health care benefits.
To apply, please send statement of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references to:
SongLin Fei, Ph.D.
Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, Purdue University
715 W. State St. West Lafayette, IN 47907-2033
Office phone: 765-496-2199

Purdue University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.

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