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Job ID: 144438

Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Idaho

Date Posted Jul. 10, 2020
Title Postdoctoral Fellow
University University of Idaho
Moscow, ID, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Biology - General
    Biology - Genetics
    Biology - Computational

University of Idaho

Postdoctoral Fellow

Location: Moscow

Division/College: College of Science

Employee Category: Exempt

Pay Range: $55,429

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

The postdoctoral researcher will contribute to the NSF-EPSCoR GEM3 program ( aimed at understanding how genetic diversity and phenotypic plasticity affect species responses to environmental change, focusing on two taxa: redband trout and sagebrush. These taxa are integral to ecosystems in the American West and central to land-use management decisions that drive the regional economy. The selected candidate will build quantitative genetics models of the genetic and plastic basis of phenotypic traits in these taxa and their role in adaptive capacity and population responses to changing environmental conditions.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Ph.D. by the time of appointment in biological sciences, mathematical biology, or a related discipline;
Experience with population genetics or quantitative genetics demonstrated by publications in the field.

Preferred Qualifications:

Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team;
Evidence of strong written and oral communication skills;
Experience with mathematical modeling and computer programing is desirable.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Posting Number: SP002522P

Posting Date: 07/08/2020

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

Position open until closed, first review date of August 3, 2020.

Please upload letter of qualification stating how you meet all required qualifications and any applicable preferred qualifications.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement

University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


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