George Gaylord Simpson Postdoctoral Fellowship in Vertebrate Evolution -
University of Arizona
The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology announces one
postdoctoral fellowship position for Fall 2010, named in honor of G. G.
Simpson's long tenure at the University of Arizona.
Simpson Fellows are expected to conduct an active research program in evolutionary biology,
especially projects that are facilitated and complemented by the
Department's extensive natural history collections in ichthyology,
herpetology, ornithology, and mammalogy. The positions are part of a
renewed commitment to natural history collections on the University of
Arizona campus and an initiative in biodiversity informatics
(http://loco.biosci.arizona.edu/bdii/). Postdoctoral Fellows are
encouraged to establish research collaborations with faculty in the
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and are expected to teach
or contribute to one course per year in the Fellow's research specialty.
Salary is $37,500 plus benefits (nine-month appointment). A research
stipend of $5000 will also be included. The positions are renewable for
at least a second year contingent on satisfactory performance.
Applicants should submit application materials online at the University
of Arizona Human Resources website (https://www.uacareertrack.com; look
for job #44102), including C.V., statement of research and teaching
interests and experience, and two letters of reference. Reference
letters should be emailed directly to sand...@email.arizona.edu.
Position is open until filled, but we anticipate reviewing applications
beginning on Jan. 15, 2010.
Contact Dr. Peter Reinthal (p...@email.arizona.edu),
Dr. Renee Duckworth (r...@email.arizona.edu),or
Dr. Michael Sanderson (sand...@email.arizona.edu) for further information.