Postodoc en biología evolutiva de salamandras ~

21 de mayo de 2023

Postodoc en biología evolutiva de salamandras

Oferta compartida por Cristina

Position Details
Position Information

Position Title Postdoctoral Scholar
Job Description
As a part of a diverse community of faculty and staff who represent many faith systems and worldviews, the College of Arts and Sciences at Marian University-Indianapolis seeks qualified applicants for a Postdoctoral Scholar. The Postdoctoral Scholar will work alongside Dr. Rob Denton in the Department of Biology and participate in NSF-funded research on the mitonuclear conflict and co-evolution within polyploid salamanders. Preference will be given to those with a record of conducting scientific research in evolutionary biology and genomics and the potential for excellent teaching and leadership. The Postdoctoral Scholar will promote our Catholic Franciscan mission and identity by working closely with other faculty in Biology and teach ~1 course per academic year. The position will be funded up to three years pending satisfactory yearly performance evaluations. The salary will be $55,000 and includes benefits.

The Department of Biology at Marian University is a collaborative and growing academic community committed to fostering student engagement, problem solving, and communication. Marian University believes that to grow stronger it is essential to recruit and retain a diverse faculty and staff to build an inclusive community. Thus, we welcome and encourage applications across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, cultures, and national origins.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Collect data, lead analyses, and communicate results (presentations, peer-reviewed manuscripts) on projects related to NSF CAREER grant #2045704
Teach approximately one Biology course per year
Mentor undergraduate researchers as they develop and implement independent research projects
Assist in the caretaking of live research animals
Participate in career development programming offered through the PI and Marian’s Center for Teaching and Learning
Join the PI in building a respectful, welcoming academic environment in which students from all backgrounds can develop and make progress towards their goals
Actively engage the Catholic Franciscan mission and identity of Marian University by modeling the Franciscan Sponsorship Values, honoring the legacy of the founding congregation, promoting unity in diversity, and integrating the Catholic Franciscan intellectual traditions in programs and services.
Required Qualifications
Required Qualifications:A PhD in a related field (Evolutionary Biology, Genomics, Integrative Biology, etc) to be awarded prior to the official start date
Experience in bioinformatics (Examples may include but are not limited to evolutionary genomics analyses, whole genome sequencing of non-model species, RNAseq and comparative transcriptomics).
Potential for excellence in teaching and leadership
Demonstrated ability to work with colleagues and students of diverse backgrounds.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications require a cover letter, a current CV, contact information for two professional references, and responses to the supplemental mission questions.
Preferred Qualifications
Please Review Marian University’s Mission & Identity Statement before responding to the supplementary questions on your application:
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Posting Detail Information

Posting Number P328S
Open Date
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please Review Marian University’s Mission & Identity Statement before responding to the supplementary questions on your application:
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).* How do you think Marian University’s mission, as well as the Catholic Franciscan identity, will support your work as a professor/administrator?

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* How will the work you do in your role at Marian University be different in light of the mission and identity of the University?

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* How will you promote the success of those from marginalized groups?

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* In what ways will your work promote and support transformational leaders that are trustworthy, healthy, skilled and inquisitive?

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Applicant Documents
Required DocumentsCover Letter
Curriculum VitaeOptional DocumentsResume

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