Varios postdocs en ecología de patógenos (USA) ~

8 de junio de 2016

Varios postdocs en ecología de patógenos (USA)

Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior; University of Minnesota

Our research group seeks to hire 2-3 motivated and conceptually driven post-doctoral associates to
work collaboratively using empirical and/or theoretical approaches to test community ecology and
behavioral ecology theory in pathogen communities. This work will focus on, but not necessarily be
limited to,
(i) investigating the role of vector behavior on pathogen dynamics,
(ii) testing the relevance of resource competition and metacommunity theory to pathogen
communities, and
(iii) investigating the interactions between disease and movement broadly.

The successful applicant will work within a collaborative research team of faculty, postdoctoral
researchers, and graduate students that includes expertise in using mathematical, statistical, and
empirical approaches in behavioral, community, and disease ecology. We are particularly interested
in applicants with strong skills in mathematics, statistical and analytical techniques, or molecular
techniques relevant to the detection of phytoviruses using qPCR or metagenomics techniques.
Demonstration of excellent writing skills are is an essential qualification for these positions. The
appointment is initially for one year, but may be renewed annually. Starting date is negotiable and
may begin as soon as possible.

Questions about this position should be addressed to Drs. Allison Shaw (, Elizabeth
Borer (, or Eric Seabloom (

Review of applications will begin 15 June 2016 and positions will remain open until filled.

Apply for this position (Job Opening ID: 310245) via the University of Minnesota Office of Human
Resources website:

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