Southern Illinois University Carbondale seeks Postdoctoral Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher Position

Conservation Genetics Laboratory
Center for Fisheries, Aquaculture, & Aquatic Sciences
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Carbondale, IL

Position length: One-year appointment with potential to renew based on performance.

Application deadline: November 15, 2014 or until suitable candidate is found.

Salary: $40,000 per year plus benefits

Position summary: Assist in ongoing research projects on genetics of fishes including sharks and sturgeon. Help supervise graduate and undergraduate students and assist in laboratory maintenance. Conduct your own research projects. Some funds for lab supplies will be available.

Qualifications: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in biology, genetics, fisheries, aquatic ecology, marine biology, or a related discipline. Applicants must have experience in modern molecular genetic tools (e.g. PCR, DNA sequencing, SNP and DNA microsatellite analysis). Experience with genomics and/or bioinformatics would especially be welcomed.

To apply: Send application letter describing background and interest for the position, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for three references to Ed Heist (