Postdoctoral Research on Ambrosia Fungi
3/13/2017 8:55 AM
The Smith Fungal Biology Lab (http://plantpath.ifas.ufl.edu/faculty/matthew-e-smith/) and the Hulcr Forest Entomology Lab (www.ambrosiasymbiosis.org) at the University of Florida are recruiting a postdoctoral researcher to start in Summer or Fall of 2017. We are seeking an independent researcher who is broadly interested in fungal systematics, evolutionary biology, and insect-fungi interactions to study ambrosia beetles and their symbiotic fungi as part of an NSF-funded project.
We want someone with:
• A PhD degree in biological sciences
• A background that includes evolution, systematics, phylogenetic analysis, computational approaches and/or fungal biology
• Laboratory and molecular biology experience
• Experience in isolation and maintenance of fungal cultures
• Solid English language abilities and strong scientific writing
• Demonstrated ability to complete projects, generate scientific products and publish peer reviewed publications
Interested applicants should submit a single PDF document that includes a CV and a brief cover letter indicating why they are appropriate for the position to Dr. Matthew E. Smith (firstname.lastname@example.org).
We will begin reviewing applications on April 21st, 2017.