Postdoctoral Fellow

Richard Gilder Graduate School

United States

September 3, 2022


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Position Title Postdoctoral Fellow

Department Invertebrate Zoology - 011 Position Summary

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.
  • Required Qualifications

  • PhD in related field.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with genetic and morphological data would be very beneficial.
  • Previous experience with phylogenetics would be very helpful.
  • Physical Demands Category Full-Time/Term Total Number of Scheduled Hours Per Pay Period 70 Union Status Non-Union FLSA Exempt EEO Statement

    The American Museum of Natural History is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The Museum does not discriminate with respect to employment, or admission or access to Museum facilities, programs or activities on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, marital status, partnership status, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, alienage or citizenship status, current or former participation in the uniformed services, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin, or on account of any other basis prohibited by applicable City, State, or Federal law. Additional protections are afforded in employment based on arrest or conviction record, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking and sex offenses, unemployment status, and credit history, in each case to the extent provided by law. If special accommodations are needed in applying for a position, please call the Office of Human Resources.

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    Posting Number GS502P

    Open Date 08/03/2022 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

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