Position: Postdoctoral Fellowship – Plant and Soil Ecology
Type: Postdoctoral Fellowship
The Plant and Soil Ecology Lab (Algoma University, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario,
Canada) is seeking an
outstanding postdoctoral fellow available starting in January 2019. Research
will focus on the temporal
dynamics of plant-soil biotic interactions with an emphasis on exotic plant
invasions and mycorrhizal
The postdoc should have:
• a Ph.D. in soil microbial ecology;
• a strong background in experimental design and statistics;
• knowledge of meta-analysis;
• experience in setting up greenhouse and/or field experiments;
• expertise in molecular techniques;
• excellent oral communication skills and a strong publication record;
• the capacity to work independently and in a team.
The lab is located on campus in the Biosciences and Technology Convergence
Centre. In addition to
excellent plant growth facilities, the lab is fully equipped for PCR-based
techniques and traditional
microbiology. Exceptional greenhouse facilities and a long-term field research
site are available through
the Ontario Forestry Research Institute located only 10 minutes away.
Funding is available for one year possibly renewable for a five-year period
(pending funding and a
positive evaluation). Salary: $50,000, which includes benefits.
Please submit your application by email (cover letter and CV) including the
names of three referees and
sent to Dr. Pedro M. Antunes before June 15th, 2018.
About Algoma University
Located in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Algoma University’s campus is situated at
the center of the Great
Lakes bordering Michigan, USA. The surrounding nature is absolutely stunning
and the city offers a
welcoming, peaceful and active living environment to its residents. Due to its
smaller size, the University
prides itself on its unique ability to offer students an individualized and
including opportunities for one-on-one time with its knowledgeable and caring
faculty and staff.
In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to
Canadian citizens and
permanent residents. Algoma University encourages applications from all
qualified women and men,
members of visible minorities, Aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.
If you have any questions email pedro.antu...@algomau.net Website: