dimanche 23 janvier 2011

Postdoc position in community ecology at Stanford University

A postdoctoral fellow position is available in the Fukami Lab at Stanford University (www.stanford.edu/~fukamit/). The successful candidate will conduct laboratory and field research on the community assembly of nectar-living yeasts. There will be opportunities to develop independent and collaborative research. Experience in fungal molecular ecology (using RFLP, TRFLP or qPCR) and/or one or more of the following fields is desirable: experimental evolution, molecular genetics, pollination biology, avian ecology, plant chemical ecology. Initial appointment will be for one year, with the possibility of extension for one or two additional years, contingent on funding availability. Start date is preferably May 2011, but flexible. To apply, please e-mail a cover letter, CV, and names and contact information of three references as a single pdf to Tadashi Fukami (fukamit@stanford.edu), with the subject line as « Postdoc application name>« . Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2011, and continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Informal inquiries prior to application are welcome.