The Department of the Marine Sciences at UConn, Avery Point is seeking a postdoctoral scholar to study the combined effects of warming, acidification and deoxygenation on marine fish, in particular on early live stages. The candidate will work at Prof. Hannes Baumann’s “Evolutionary Fish Ecology Lab” conducting multistressor experiments within and across generations of key forage fish such as Atlantic silversides (Menidia menidia) or Northern sand lance (Ammodytes dubius). This NSF funded work will elucidate short-term as well as whole life cycle consequences of multistressor environments using a mixture of field, experimental and modeling approaches. The ideal candidate will try to broaden the scope of the research of our lab by bringing novel aspects, approaches, or techniques to our existing expertise.
For further information, please refer to the lab’s website (http://befel.marinesciences.uconn.edu/) or the public abstract of the NSF-project:
Minimum Qualifications: Completion of a Ph.D. in biological oceanography, physiology, or closely related area; and experience with laboratory experimentation and data analysis.
Preferred Qualifications: Prior experience with ocean acidification / hypoxia experiments on marine organisms. Familiarity with parametric and non-parametric statistical approaches. A strong publishing record from previous PhD- and potential post-doctoral work.
Appointment Terms: The postdoctoral position is annually renewable for two years with the possibility of extension contingent to additional funding resources. The position offers a competitive salary with generous health benefits.
To Apply: Please upload a single PDF document that includes a cover letter outlining research experience and interests, a CV, and contact information for three references. Application materials should be received by January 3, 2016, for full consideration. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2016610)
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