A post doctoral research fellowship is available through the Ecological Genomics Institute at Kansas State University (K-State). Our interdisciplinary Institute seeks to understand responses of organisms to their natural environment by combining functional genomic and ecological/evolutionary approaches. The postdoctoral fellow will have access to excellent university resources including the Konza Prairie Biological Station, a core Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) site (www.climate.konza.ksu.edu/), the K-State Gene Expression Facility (www.k-state.edu/gene-exp/), and infrastructure of the Division of Biology and Departments of Entomology, Agronomy, and Plant Pathology. For additional information about the Ecological Genomics Institute, please visit the Ecogen Website!
Candidates must have excellent oral and written communication skills, demonstrate evidence of past research achievement, and have completed requirements for a Ph.D. by the start date. This full-time position provides a competitive salary and benefits. The anticipated start date is summer or fall 2008.
Full applications must include:
1. A cover letter detailing your qualifications and proposed start date.
2. A research proposal (three page maximum, not including references). *Proposals utilizing genetic and/or genomic approaches to examine ecologically relevant traits or interactions will receive highest priority.
3. A current curriculum vitae.
4. Two letters of recommendation from referees who are familiar with the applicant's research. Major advisor or member of supervisory committee preferred.
Completed applications can be e-mailed to Doris Merrill, email@example.com.
Applications can also be sent by regular mail to:
Kansas State University
Division of Biology, Ackert Hall
Manhattan KS 66506-4901
Review of applications will begin July 1, 2008.
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This position is sponsored by a
Kansas State University Targeted Excellence Award in Ecological Genomics.
K-State is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and actively seeks diversity among its employees.