Postdoctoral Fellow in Evolutionary Physiology at Auburn University (USA) ~

7 de abril de 2015

Postdoctoral Fellow in Evolutionary Physiology at Auburn University (USA)

The Hood lab at Auburn University is looking to hire a post-doctoral scholar to evaluate
the role of mitochondria in tradeoffs between reproduction and longevity in the house
mouse. A focus of the project will be to evaluate mtDNA mutation rates using high
throughput sequencing approaches.  A strong background in genomics and evolutionary
physiology and excellent communication, organization, and leadership skills are required.
The individual will be expected to assist with training and mentoring graduate students
and undergraduates, develop synergistic projects, write grants, and produce first
authored papers and contribute to co-authored papers.  This is a one-year position with
the possibility of renewal pending satisfactory work.
Dr. Wendy Hood operates the laboratory.  Information about the lab and abstracts for
funded projects can be found at:

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in an appropriate field.  The candidate selected for this
position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the
time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the
proposed term of employment.  Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

This announcement is informal in nature and candidates of interest will be asked to
submit a formal application for complete consideration after initial screening.

If interest please send a CV and a statement of interest to Wendy Hood at (please note our mail system is limited to 25Mb messages). Receipt
of application will be confirmed within 3 days.  Review of applications will begin April 20,
2015 and continue until a suitable applicant is found.

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