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Postdoctoral Fellow, Biology (Wade Lab)

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To apply, please submit a letter of application, CV, statement of research interests, and the contact information for three references to https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/3769 or send to Jeremy Bennett, 1001 E. Third St., Bloomington, IN 47405 (jebennet@indiana.edu). Inquiries about each position can be directed to Michael Wade (mjwade@indiana.edu). Indiana University has a large and interactive group at the interface of evolutionary and developmental biology and ecology. Bloomington is situated in scenic, hilly southern Indiana, near several parks and wilderness areas. The cultural environment provided by the University is exceptionally rich in art, music, and theater. _Indiana University is an Equal Employment and Affirmative Action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status._

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Position Details

Title Postdoctoral Fellow, Biology (Wade Lab)
Appointment Status Non-Tenure Track
Department IU Bloomington Biology
Position Summary

The Wade lab seeks a collegial, self-motivated, independent, and intellectually curious individual with a recent Ph.D. in Evolutionary Biology or related field(s). The research emphasis is the intersection of population genetics and the evolution of development in complex systems, with an emphasis on models of dual inheritance for investigating general features of indirect genetic effects and niche construction with applications to cyto-nuclear and host-symbiont co-evolution. The candidate will have the opportunity to enrich the interactions between the laboratory groups of Drs. Michael Wade and Armin Moczek. The position is fully funded by a multi-year grant from the John Templeton Foundation and available for 24 months. Anticipated start date is July 1, 2017 is desired but negotiable.

Basic Qualifications

Ph.D. in Evolutionary Biology or related field required. Applicants must have strong modeling and computer simulation skills and some familiarity with analyses of genomic or microbiome data is strongly desirable. In addition, candidate must have demonstrated written and oral communication skills.

Department Contact for Questions

Jeremy Bennett (jebennet@indiana.edu)

Additional Qualifications
Salary and Rank Salary will be commensurate with experience, and full benefits are included.
Special Instructions

To apply, please submit a letter of application, CV, statement of research interests, and the contact information for three references to https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/3769 or send to Jeremy Bennett, 1001 E. Third St., Bloomington, IN 47405 (jebennet@indiana.edu). Inquiries about each position can be directed to Michael Wade (mjwade@indiana.edu).

Indiana University has a large and interactive group at the interface of evolutionary and developmental biology and ecology. Bloomington is situated in scenic, hilly southern Indiana, near several parks and wilderness areas. The cultural environment provided by the University is exceptionally rich in art, music, and theater.

Indiana University is an Equal Employment and Affirmative Action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

For Best Consideration Date 05/01/2017
Expected Start Date 08/01/2017
OAA # 21703-03

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application
  3. Statement of Research and Teaching
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Reference 1
  2. Letter of Reference 2
  3. Letter of Reference 3
  4. Research Paper 1
  5. Research Paper 2