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Postdoctoral Associate in Functional GenomicsPosted by: University of Colorado Boulder
Posted date: Oct-01-2019
Location: Boulder, CO
Job Summary: The Li Lab, in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado Boulder, is hiring a Post-Doctoral Associate to work on functional genomics and metabolomics of marine photosymbioses. This project aims to use multiple marine invertebrate-algal symbiotic systems to study the genetic and molecular mechanisms behind the host-symbiont nutrient exchange process.
-PhD in Biology, Evolution, Molecular Biology or similar areas
-Expertise with generating and analyzing genomic/metabolomics data
-Proficient in R, Python, and other related bioinformatics tools
-Excellent writing and communication skills
-Independent, collaborative and motivated
-Understanding of phylogenetics, marine ecology, and invertebrate evolution
-Experience with genome assembly
-Experience working with symbiotic systems
-Field work experience in marine habitats
We offer a supportive, diverse and intellectually stimulating environment, with great opportunities for professional development and outreach. This is a full-time, 12-month position based at Boulder, Colorado, renewable for multiple years (2+) conditional on performance. The position is available immediately but starting date is negotiable. Salary will follow NIH/NSF guidlines (50-52k/yr based on experience) with full benefits.
If interested, please email Dr. Jingchun Li (jingchun.licolorado.edu) a single PDF including: i) a motivation letter explaining your research interests and qualifications, ii) your CV, iii) contact information of three references. For full consideration, please apply by November 1, 2019. Please email Dr. Jingchun Li for any questions. The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Learn about the lab: https://jingchunli.weebly.com/