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Position Title Postdoctoral Fellow
Department Invertebrate Zoology - 011
The Postdoctoral Fellow will assist in reconstructing the phylogeny of
Hemiptera using generated AHE data, Sanger data, morphological and other data.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Evolutionary Biology work: DNA extraction, preparation of plates of
extractions for shipment to external sequencing company, post sequencing
data processing, generation of datasets from AHE pipeline, phylogenetic
reconstruction, other analyses. Morphology work: SEM imaging, CT scanning.
Collaborative capacity building: hosting workshops to train others in
basic evolutionary analyses, coordinating workshops on morphological data
capture, co-mentoring graduate and undergraduate students.
Communicating Science: Writing of scientific manuscripts, presenting data
at conferences, outreach activities.
PhD in related field.
Experience with genetic and morphological data would be very beneficial.
Previous experience with phylogenetics would be very helpful.
Total Number of Scheduled Hours Per Pay Period 70
Union Status Non-Union
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Posting Detail Information
Posting Number GS502P
Open Date 08/03/2022
Open Until Filled Yes
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