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Postdoctoral Associate in Functional Genomics

Posted 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.

Minimal Qualifications:
-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

Preferred Qualifications:
-Understanding of phylogenetics, marine ecology, and invertebrate evolution
-Experience with genome assembly
-Experience working with symbiotic systems
-Field work experience in marine habitats

About us:
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.li(at)colorado.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/
Job Title Postdoctoral Associate in Functional Genomics
Post Details
Email jingchun.li(at)colorado.edu
Employer's Website jingchunli.weebly.com
Job Discipline Job Discipline -> Evolutionary Biology
Job Classification Job Classification -> Postdoctoral Researcher
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Location Boulder, CO
Key Words postdoc, symbiosis, photosymbiosis, genomics, metabolomics
Start Date 01/01/2020
Salary 50,000-52,000
Deadline Nov-01-2019