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Postdoctoral Associate, Biological Sciences
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Mar. 15, 2023
Title Postdoctoral Associate, Biological Sciences
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Biological Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Biology - General
An exciting opportunity for a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship is available in the lab of Dr. Charlotte Lindqvist in the Department of Biological Sciences, University at Buffalo. We are seeking a Postdoctoral Associate in Paleogenomics as part of a highly interdisciplinary and collaborative project funded by a new 4-year National Science Foundation Understanding the Rules of Life - Emergent Networks award. The project will study Late Pleistocene-Holocene climate change and ecological change during rapid warming events in Southeast Alaska, and the project team comprises biologists and geologists at the University at Buffalo with cross-disciplinary expertise in evolutionary biology, paleogenomics, ecology, geology, and paleoclimatology. The abstract of the award ("URoL:EN: Integrating paleogenomics, ecology, and geology to predict organism-environment coupled evolution during rapid warming and ice sheet retreat") can be found here.

Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Fieldwork and processing of lake core sediment samples (sedimentary ancient DNA) collected from Southeast Alaska
  • Ancient DNA data generation and analyses from sediments and subfossils
  • Involvement with age-depth modeling of lake sediment cores and pollen analysis
  • Mentoring of students and course planning
  • Project coordination and outreach
Outstanding Benefits Package
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About The University at Buffalo

The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

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