Post-doc position in molluscan ecology; Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

Job Title: 
Post-doc position in molluscan ecology
Job Location: 
Panama
Duration: 
18-months
Application Deadline: 
Friday, April 7, 2017
Description: 

Position in microgastropod ecology/paleoecology at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

A vacancy has arisen for a malacologist with focus on microgastropods to support a SENACYT funded project on ecological and environmental changes in Tropical America.

The project can be focussed on micro-molluscan communities in coral reefs.

The position is for 18 months and pay is at the post-doctoral level and will be based at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama (http://www.stri.si.edu/) in the O’Dea lab (https://odealab.com/), with a visit to the Stable Isotope Geosciences Facility (https://goo.gl/B5Ptg2) at Texas A&M to conduct stable isotope analyses under the supervision of Dr. Ethan Grossman (https://goo.gl/9zZbgp)

The successful candidate should have:

  1. Expertise in malacology
  2. A solid publication record commensurate with position and experience
  3. Good command of written and spoken English
  4. The ability and motivation to develop their own research program

Candidates with a PhD, experience in stable isotopes, sea-going and SCUBA dive experience, and good spoken and written Spanish will be at an advantage.

For further information about the position and details on how to apply please contact Aaron O’Dea (odeaa [at] si.edu). Deadline for applications is 7th April 2017 and interviews will be held shortly after.

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