Post Doc position
I’m posting this for a colleague. If you have questions, please contact Dr. Mary Jamieson, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Entomology, University of Wisconsin – Madison, Phone: (303) 827-4932, Website: http://lamar.colostate.edu/~jamieson
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Community and Landscape Ecology of Bees in Agroecosystems
A postdoctoral research associate position is available to investigate bee diversity, abundance, community structure, and resource use in agricultural ecosystems in Colorado. This USDA-funded position will involve collaboration with researchers in the Departments of Entomology at the University of Wisconsin (host institution), Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Colorado, and Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management at Colorado State University. The postdoctoral associate will lead research efforts aimed at understanding potential effects of land-use change and agronomic practices associated with increased bioenergy crop production on wild and managed bees.
Applicants must have expertise in bee taxonomy, community and/or landscape ecology, and GIS. Preference will be given to candidates demonstrating strong quantitative skills, including spatial analyses, as well as written and oral communication skills. Additionally, applicants must have a valid driver’s license and must be willing to spend the academic school year at the host institution in Madison, WI and two summer field seasons in Colorado with extensive travel between Boulder and Fort Collins, CO.
Qualifications: PhD in entomology, ecology, or related field
Start Date: January 15th, 2013 - March 15th, 2013
Appointment: Full-time with initial one-year appointment, second-year appointment contingent on satisfactory performance
To apply, please send (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) statement of research interests, (4) refereed first authored manuscripts, (5) names and contact information for three references as a single PDF to mjamieson@....
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