NANFA-L-- ANSP Needs A Post-Doc Gene Jockey

Bruce Stallsmith (
Tue, 14 Feb 2006 16:50:49 -0500

This could be a good gig for someone with the right skills.....

--Bruce Stallsmith
along the springlike Tennessee
Huntsville, AL, US of A
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Post - Doctoral Fellowship In Molecular Evolution

Position 924
Issue Date 2-1-2006
Closing Date: Until filled

A two-year post-doctoral fellowship in molecular systematics is available-in-
Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia. The Academy's Laboratory of
Molecular Systematics and Ecology (see will provide the facilities
colleagues to support the successful candidate's research. Taxonomic focus
open but projects that involve collaboration with senior scientific staff-in-
Academy or that make special use of the Academy's remarkable natural history
collections are especially welcome:

Applicants are encouraged to correspond in advance with appropriate
at the Academy. Requirements: Ph.D. in systematics or related discipline,
background in phylogenetic systematics and/or molecular evolution;
with DNA sequencing not absolutely necessary (i.e., some training can be
provided), but evidence of lab skills is necessary.Salary: Mid 30Ks.; there
be an allowance for laboratory work and possibly other research expenses
on project needs.

Deadline for applications is15 March 2006.

To apply, submit a brief research proposal (no more than 5 pages, single
legible font plus literature cited and budget), CV, and names and email
of three referees to:

Dr. Lucinda McDade
Acting Director, LMSE
Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Ben Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103
Tel: 215-405-5087
FAX: 215-405-5080

Post-doctoral fellows are encouraged to contribute to the intellectual life
Academy, participating in seminars and discussion groups, lending expertise
ongoing research projects in various areas, and working with collections
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