Opportunity

Postdoctoral Fellow in Population Biology at UC Davis

The Center for Population Biology at UC Davis invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Population Biology, broadly defined to include ecology, phylogenetics, comparative biology, population genetics, and evolution. They particularly encourage applications from candidates that have recently completed, or will soon complete, their PhD.

The position is for two years, subject to review after one year, and can begin as early as July 1, 2020. This position is covered by a collective bargaining unit. It has a starting annual starting salary of $50,760 plus benefits, and $6,000 per annum in research support.

The Fellow will be a fully participating member in the Center for Population Biology and will be expected to have an independent research program that bridges the interests of two or more CPB faculty research groups. Each Fellow will be asked to propose a workshop, discussion or lecture series that they could offer to the community of population biologists at UC Davis; faculty sponsors or the Director of CPB, Artyom Kopp, can provide additional input on this aspect of the fellowship. For samples of past workshop abstracts and more information about UC Davis programs in population biology, click here.

Online Application

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, a CV, a short description of research accomplishments (1-2 pages), a short description of proposed research including potential faculty mentors (1-2 pages), a brief description of their proposed workshop (1 page or less), and copies of two publications, all in PDF format here.

Applicants should also provide the information requested for three referees. Once entered, applicants will electronically request letters from referees who will then be prompted by email with upload instructions. Refer to the on-line instructions for further information. For full consideration, applications (including letters of reference) must be received by November 1, 2019.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the development of a climate that supports equality of opportunity and respect for diversity.

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For more information and how to apply, visit The Center for Population Biology website

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