Duke University, Biology

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Position ID:Duke-Biology-AJS_PD [#17165, 3820]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Evolutionary Genomics and Speciation
Biology / Bryology
Appl Deadline:2020/10/31 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/10/13, listed until 2020/10/31)
Position Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this position has passed, and no new applications is accepted. ***

Applications are invited for a post-doctoral position at Duke University in the laboratory of Dr. Jonathan Shaw. The position focuses on comparative phylogenetic analyses of the moss genus Sphagnum (peat moss). Applicants should have thorough knowledge of (1) Sphagnum diversity, (2) comparative genome analysis, and (3) phylogenetic methods applicable to whole genome data sets.  
Applications are currently being accepted and will be evaluated on a rolling basis. The proposed start date is 5 January 2021, but is flexible. The position is based on current funding for a two-year position. The initial appointment will be for 12 months with the possibility for renewal contingent on performance and continuing funding availability for up to 2 years. Salary starts at $ $57,204. 
The job application must be submitted to Academic Jobs Online (do not email applications to Prof. Shaw) and should include: 
1. Cover letter including information about research interests, and qualifications for the position 
2. C.V. 
3. List of three references including contact information and the basis of the relationship to the candidate. Letters of recommendation will be requested later in the review process.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Biology Department, Duke University
Box 90338
Durham NC 27708-0338

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