A postdoctoral researcher position is available in the Walsh lab 
(https://walshlab.weebly.com/) in the Department of Biology at the 
University of Texas at Arlington. This position will contribute to a NSF 
CAREER grant that is testing the role of phenotypic plasticity in 
adaptation. This project is resurrecting populations of waterfleas 
(Daphnia) from lakes in Wisconsin that have recently adapted to a novel 
invasive predator. Activities associated with this position include 
field and laboratory experiments using aquatic organisms.
Duration: The duration is for two years with annual renewal contingent 
on performance.

Requirements: A Ph.D. in ecology or evolutionary biology is necessary.   

Start date: The start date is flexible although ideally the position 
will begin sometime this summer.  

To apply, e-mail Matthew Walsh (matthew.wa...@uta.edu) with a cover 
letter explaining your research interests, (2) a CV, and (3) contact 
information for three references. Review of applicants will begin 

Arlington is a city of approximately 365,000 and is conveniently located 
in the center of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Within a 25-mile 
radius of the center of Arlington is a workforce of over two million 
people. The city has 82 public parks, including River Legacy Parks, a 
1,300-acre oasis on the Trinity River in the heart of north Arlington. 
Arlington is the home of the Dallas Cowboys Stadium, the Texas Rangers 
Ballpark, and Six Flags Over Texas. Cost of living is relatively low for 
a major metropolitan area. The Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport 
is the fourth largest airport in the US. More information on the city of 
Arlington can be found at www.experiencearlington.org.

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