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
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.