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.
- 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.
- Knowledge and interest in biology of fishes and/or marine invertebrates
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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