POSTDOCTORAL POSITION ON CLIMATE AND SPECIES INTERACTIONS

DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME

Applications are invited for up to two postdoctoral research positions in ecology on an NSF Macrosystems grant to explore the role of climate and climate change on phenology and species interactions (host-parasite, predator-prey, competition), leveraging data from NEON and the literature. Opportunities to conduct empirical work are also possible. The candidate must be proficient working in R, and will be a member of the laboratory of Dr. Jason Rohr (https://www.jasonrohrlab.comhttps://biology.nd.edu/people/jason-rohr/http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=yaRksUAAAAAJ&hl=en) in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, IN; https://biology.nd.edu/). The lab consists of an outdoor mesocosm facility (with >150 mesocosms), indoor aquatic facilities, a wet lab for standard ecological and genomic sample processing, ample computational capacity and space, six current postdocs, eight PhD students, and a lab manager. Candidates must be highly organized, resourceful, creative, independent, hardworking, capable of working as part of a team, and competent with manuscript writing and communicating science. The position has numerous opportunities to collaborate with members of the Rohr lab, other laboratories at the University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame's Environmental Change Initiative (https://environmentalchange.nd.edu/), and other universities. There is the potential of 2+ years of funding and the start date is flexible, but earlier start dates are preferred.

Applicants should send a cover letter, CV, brief statement of research interests (<2 pages), and list of references as a single pdf to Dr. Jason Rohr (jrohr2@nd.edu  ) with the subject line of the email reading "Postdoc Application (insert last name)". For example: Postdoc Application Smith. All applications received before 2/18/2022 will receive full consideration. The position will remain open until filled. So, please inquire if the date has passed.

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