Job Description Summary
The School of Fisheries, Aquaculture, and Aquatic Sciences at Auburn University is seeking candidates for a Postdoctoral fellow to work both independently and collaboratively with members of a research team to develop research projects that further our understanding of the ecology of harmful algal blooms. The individual selected for this position will be expected to help identify relevant questions, design and implement field and lab experiments to test those questions, conduct statistical analyses of the results, publish manuscripts in scientific journals, present research findings at professional, stakeholder, and agency meetings, and prepare proposals for additional extramural funding of the research program. This is a benefit eligible, non-tenure track position. The appointment is for an initial period of one year with a possibility of continuance up to a maximum of four years depending on performance and funding availability.
The minimum qualification is an earned Ph.D. in Biology, Aquaculture, Microbiology, Ecology, Limnology, Analytical Chemistry, Molecular Ecology, or closely related field at the time employment begins. The Postdoctoral Fellow is expected to conduct and supervise research related to the ecology of harmful algal blooms. Selected candidates must have knowledge/experience with harmful algal blooms, experience with analyzing experimental and monitoring data sets, and experience with manuscript preparation and publication. The individual selected for the position must be able to meet eligibility requirements for work in the United States by the start date and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment.