Florida softshell turtle, Apalone ferox, photo by J.D. Willson

Postdoctoral fellow - Population genomics of Alaskan fishes

University of Alaska Fairbanks
Juneau, Alaska / flexible
Closing Date
Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2020

The College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences at the University of Alaska (UA) is seeking candidates for a post doctoral fellow to conduct genomics research on fish populations in the North Pacific Ocean and Bering Sea. The successful applicant will contribute to the design and implementation of studies using RADseq, whole genome resequencing, GTseq, and other genomic techniques to assess neutral and adaptive diversity in marine species such as flatfish, rockfish, sablefish, and pacific cod. The position is a collaboration between laboratories at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and NOAA in Juneau, AK and Seattle, WA under the newly established Cooperative Institute for Climate, Ocean, and Ecosystem Science (CICOES).

This project is funded for 3 years, and the salary is $65,000/year, and UA employee benefits package.


Required Qualifications

  • Doctoral degree in Biology, Fisheries, Genetics, or a related field;
  • Dissertation research and demonstrated experience in analyses of modern genomic datasets for study of evolution of species and populations.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge and interest in biology of fishes and/or marine invertebrates

To Apply

Applications may be submitted at careers.alaska.edu/en-us/job/515582/post-doctoral-fellow or at careers.alaska.edu/en-us/listing/ under Job No. 515582.

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