Michigan State University Research Associate-Fixed Term in Hickory Corners, Michigan
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
Categories:Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Research/Scientific
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.
Doctorate -Systems biology and/or ecology
Candidates must have a Ph.D. in a related field.
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
Names and contact information for three references
Review of applications will begin on August 10, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.
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Advertised:Jul 24, 2018Eastern Daylight Time