NSF-funded Postdoctoral Associate position available in Mark Genung’s lab at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette (genunglab.com) in collaboration with Rachael Winfree’s lab at Rutgers (winfreelab.com). The selected applicant will analyze and write papers on the biodiversity-ecosystem function relationship using cutting-edge analytical techniques. There is no field work requirement, allowing the selected applicant to focus on writing and publishing papers. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in ecology or a related field, experience with biodiversity-ecosystem function research, and strong R skills. The successful candidate should be interested in learning how to use the ecological Price equation, if s/he is not already familiar with it.
Applicants should send a single .pdf with a cover letter, CV, 2 representative publications, and contact information for three references to Mark Genung, mark.a.gen...@gmail.com, using “NSF postdoc candidate” as the subject line. Review begins January 18 and continues until the position is filled. Target start date is February or March 2019 (but negotiable). Salary is $43-49k depending on qualifications. The position is funded for ~20 months. See www.genunglab.com/join for more information.