¿Qué hacer después del doctorado? Estudia corales en el medio del Pacífico con este postdoc ~ Bioblogia.net

27 de enero de 2021

¿Qué hacer después del doctorado? Estudia corales en el medio del Pacífico con este postdoc

Oferta compartida por Nuria

Guam EPSCoR is recruiting a postdoctoral researcher with expertise in molecular ecology to study how coral microbiomes and photosymbionts affect the resistance and resilience of corals to changing environmental conditions. The postdoc will work at the Marine Laboratory of the University of Guam and be able to leverage easy access to field sites for specimen collection and field experiments. A state-of-the-art genetics lab is on site at the Marine Laboratory and high-throughput computing resources are being implemented as part of the Guam EPSCoR efforts to facilitate data intensive analyses.

The postdoc will be part of a dynamic team, including several faculty researchers and graduate students with expertise in coral ecology, genomics, and bioinformatics. Together we work toward understanding the impacts of environmental change on coral resilience in Guam and the Micronesian region.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • PhD or postdoctoral experience in marine ecology, genetics/genomics, or related field
  • Experience in generating and analyzing complex genetic/genomic datasets
  • Proficiency in computational approaches to data analysis (e.g., shell scripting)
Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Strong quantitative skills and appropriate knowledge of statistical data analysis
  • Good organizational skills
  • High motivation and pro-active approach to work
  • Excellent communication skills
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Proficient in Python and/or R
  • American Association of Underwater Scientists (AAUS) diving certification or equivalent
Initial review of applications will begin on Feb 1st 2021 but the position will remain open until filled.

For application requirements please see position announcement RC-21-25
posted on the website of the Research Corporation of the University of Guam
(RCUOG) https://www.uog.edu/rcuog/job-announcements

For questions and inquiries contact Dr. Bstian Bentlage (bentlageb@triton.uog.edu).

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