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Michigan State University Research Associate-Fixed Term in Hickory Corners, Michigan

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Research Associate-Fixed Term

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Work type:Faculty/Academic Staff

Major Administrative Unit / College:College Of Natural Science

Department:Kellogg Biological Station Nat. Sci. 10032500

Salary:48000.00-52000.00 Salary Commensurate with Experience

Location:Hickory Corners

Categories:Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Research/Scientific

Position Summary

A research associate, postdoctoral, position is available in the Klausmeier and Litchman labs at Michigan State University. The position will participate in a collaborative NSF-funded project on the origin and maintenance of intraspecific trait diversity in phytoplankton. We are looking for a modeler to develop eco-evolutionary models of trait diversity. A familiarity with plankton systems would be advantageous but not required.

The position is for one year initially, renewable depending on performance and continued funding. Start date is as soon as possible.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Systems biology and/or ecology

Minimum Requirements

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in a related field.

Desired Qualifications

  • Ideal candidates will have experience in mathematical modeling.

  • A familiarity with plankton systems would be advantageous but not required.

Required Application Materials

Interested applicants should submit:

  • Cover letter describing motivation, research interests and relevant experience

  • CV

  • Names and contact information for three references

Special Instructions

Review of applications will begin on August 10, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

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MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised:Jul 24, 2018Eastern Daylight Time