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Position: Postdoctoral Research Associate
Institution: Wesleyan University
Location: Middletown, Connecticut, United States
Duties: Research project data collection and analysis of results; Preparation of results for manuscripts and publication; Assisting the PI in the design of future projects; Supervision and training of graduate and undergraduate research students; Other duties as assigned
Requirements: Ph.D. in genomics or a related field and graduate or post-doctoral experience in the areas of genomics or a related field; Experience working in a genomics or molecular biology lab; Demonstrated bioinformatic experience with assembling or annotating genomes; Experience with analyzing data from procedures such as RAD-seq, GTseq, Shallow-Read genome sequencing, or qPCR
   
Text: Skip to Main Content About Admission Academics Campus Life Athletics Alumni Parents Home Search Jobs Log In /Create Account Help Human Resource Office Academic Affairs Postdoctoral Research Associate Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying for the opening. To apply for the position, please click the Apply for this Job link/button. If you would like to bookmark this position for later review, click on the Bookmark link. If you would like to print a copy of this position for your records, click on the Print Preview link. Bookmark this Posting | Print Preview | Apply for this Job Please see Special Instructions for more details. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Applications received by November 1, 2022 will be given full consideration. Candidates should include with their application a curriculum vita, relevant research experience (1 page) and experience (1 page). The names, email addresses and phone numbers of at least three references should also be provided. In the cover letter, candidates should describe how they will embrace the college’s commitment to fostering an inclusive community. Additional information on the position and the College of the Environment can be found at https://www.wesleyan.edu/coe/ . For questions or further information, please contact the College of the Environment director, Barry Chernoff (bchernoff@wesleyan.edu). Position Information Position Information Job Posting Number S01089 Position Title Postdoctoral Research Associate Department College of the Environment-1298 Job Category Staff Posting Position Type Grant Funded Full-Time Pay Type Salaried Salary Range $50,800 - $59,500 Compensation Practices Experience is taken into consideration in the determination of salary offers. For more information visit https://www.wesleyan.edu/hr/handbook/compensation-practices/index.html Position Details Wesleyan University is a private liberal arts university (founded in 1831) in Connecticut with Ph.D. programs in the natural sciences and ethnomusicology, and is ranked number #17 in the 2020 edition of Best Colleges in America. The interdisciplinary College of the Environment ( COE ) was founded in 2009 and has more than 30 faculty members from 24 academic departments. The Schumann Institute within the COE was founded in 2017. Information on the COE can be found at: https://wesleyan.edu/coe. Working under the direction of Prof. Barry Chernoff, Director of College of the Environment, the Postdoctoral Research Associate will contribute to the effects of population fragmentation and climate change on freshwater fish genomes. Responsibilities include: Research project data collection and analysis of results Preparation of results for manuscripts and publication Assisting the PI in the design of future projects Supervision and training of graduate and undergraduate research students Other duties as assigned The PostDoc will also have an opportunity to teach one course for undergraduates on sustainability science in their area of expertise. Anticipated start date is in January, 2023. Funding for this position has been approved for 2.5 years. Minimum Qualifications Ph.D. in genomics or a related field and graduate or post-doctoral experience in the areas of genomics or a related field. Experience working in a genomics or molecular biology lab. Demonstrated bioinformatic experience with assembling or annotating genomes. Experience with analyzing data from procedures such as RAD -seq, GTseq, Shallow-Read genome sequencing, or qPCR. Experience with bioinformatic tools such as SAMTOOLS or Bioconductor. Experience with genomics and population genomics, including familiarity with either PacBio or Illumina high throughput sequencing. Demonstrated ability in fostering an inclusive community. Evidence of publication in peer-reviewed journals, whether published or manuscripts under-review. Preferred Qualifications Experience with Oxford Nanopore Minion technology. Experience with transcriptomics. Experience working with fish, especially non-model fishes. Experience working with individuals from historically marginalized or underserved groups. Experience teaching at the undergraduate level. Special Instructions to Applicants Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Applications received by November 1, 2022 will be given full consideration. Candidates should include with their application a curriculum vita, relevant research experience (1 page) and experience (1 page). The names, email addresses and phone numbers of at least three references should also be provided. In the cover letter, candidates should describe how they will embrace the college’s commitment to fostering an inclusive community. Additional information on the position and the College of the Environment can be found at https://www.wesleyan.edu/coe/ . For questions or further information, please contact the College of the Environment director, Barry Chernoff (bchernoff@wesleyan.edu). Additional Information All offers to external applicants are contingent on the candidate’s completion of a pre-employment background check screening to the satisfaction of Wesleyan University. Wesleyan University requires proof of COVID -19 vaccination and booster (if eligible under CDC guidelines) or an approved exemption prior to first day of employment. Benefits Wesleyan offers a broad range of employee benefits and development opportunities, including comprehensive group insurance plans, wellness programs and incentives, generous paid time off and retirement plans. We also offer flexible work schedules, employee and dependent tuition programs, as well as access to Wesleyan’s BLS & GLS programs for those who qualify (tuition is waived for up to 2 courses a term; some fees and taxes may apply). Detailed information on the benefits of working at Wesleyan is located at: https://wesleyan.edu/hr/careers/prospective-resources.html . Quick Link https://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/9173 Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Cover Letter Curriculum Vitae Research Statement Sample of Scholarly Writing Samples of Research Optional Documents Dissertation Abstract Dissertation Chapter Evidence of Teaching Excellence Published Article or Review Recent Publication(s) Statement of Teaching Philosophy Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness Wesleyan University, located in Middletown, Connecticut, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, political belief, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or non-position-related criminal record. We welcome applications from women and historically underrepresented minority groups. Inquiries regarding Title IX, Section 504 or any other non-discrimination policies should be directed to Alison Williams, Vice President for Equity & Inclusion/ Title IX Officer, 860-685-3927, awilliams@wesleyan.edu. Wesleyan University complies with the Clery Act and maintains records of campus crime statistics and security policies. Copies of Wesleyan University’s Clery Act Report are available on request and online at http://www.wesleyan.edu/publicsafety/compliance.html. General contact: 45 Wyllys Avenue, Middletown, CT 06459 , (860) 685-2000 • Office of Admission: 70 Wyllys Avenue , (860) 685-3000 Wes on the web: Connection • Facebook • Flickr • iTunes U • LinkedIn • Magazine • Tumblr • Twitter • Video • WESU • YouTube Site information: Copyright & privacy • Contact Us • Site search: Careers • Wesleyan • Mobile site: mobile.wesleyan.edu © 2014 Wesleyan University ")); To ensure the security of your data, you will be logged out due to inactivity in 3 minutes at . 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