Postdoc in Fish Genomics and Genetics (OH, USA) ~

16 de enero de 2015

Postdoc in Fish Genomics and Genetics (OH, USA)

Postdoctoral Researcher in Fish Genomics and Genetics Great Lakes Genetics/Genomics Laboratory, University of Toledo Lake Erie Center, Toledo, OH
Closing Date: February 28, 2015
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The research project is to help develop, test, and publish a
Next-generation sequence assay for detecting and identifying all Great
Lakes native and invasive fish species, including those anticipated to
invade, from environmental DNA and plankton samples. The postdoctoral
research associate will organize large DNA sequence databases, train
and co-supervise students and technicians, and be thoroughly competent
and experienced in bioinformatics, DNA extraction, PCR, DNA sequencing,
and population genetic and systematic evolutionary data analyses.

Ph.D. degree required in hand.  Publication of Ph.D. results in
peer-reviewed journals required.  Excellent  recommendation from former
advisors required.  Teaching and supervisory experience preferred. Grant
funding record preferred.  Data management experience, bioinformatics,
and data analysis experience in molecular phylogenetics and population
genetics required.  DNA extraction, PCR, DNA Sequencing (both Sanger
and Illumina MiSeq), sequence alignment and GenBank experience required.
Familiarity with QIIME, Unix/Linux operating systems and writing script
in Perl is a plus. Strong communication (written, oral) skills required.
Experience in working with fishes strongly preferred.  Strong personnel
interaction skills and experience in training others required.
Oral research presentation experience at national or international
scientific conferences required.  Fish specimen collection experience
ĄVstrongly preferred.

How to Apply
Send (1) cover letter, (2) CV, (3) 2 letters of reference, (4) copies
of graduate and undergraduate transcripts via .pdf to Dr. Stepien
at  Competitive salary, full benefits.
Beautiful well-funded lab (by NSF, USEPA, ARS, Sea Grant) on Lake
Erie (with view) at Lake Erie Center field station 20-25 minutes from
main University of Toledo campus.  The Great Lakes Genetics Laboratory
currently has another post-doc, 3 Ph.D. students, a full-time technician,
and 2 undergraduate researchers.  The University of Toledo is an Equal
Access, Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and Educator and
is committed to increasing the diversity of our campus.

Carol Stepien
Distinguished University Professor and Director
Lake Erie Center and Dept. Environmental Sciences
6200 Bayshore Rd.
Toledo, OH 43615
Phone: 4195308362
Fax: 4195308399

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