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Postdoctoral Researcher - (Part-Time)

Job Summary

The Phifer-Rixey Lab is seeking applications for a part-time Postdoctoral Researcher. The successful candidate will work closely with Dr. Phifer-Rixey to contribute to research investigating urbanization in house mice using field, bench, and computational approaches. In addition, the successful candidate will contribute to education and outreach efforts. This is a one-year position.

Essential Functions
  • Contribute to field, laboratory, and computational research activities relating to evolutionary genetics in house mice including, but not limited to, sampling wild house mice, collecting trait data from wild house mice, extracting nucleic acids, generating next generation sequencing libraries, and analyzing next generation sequencing data in an evolutionary context.
  • Contribute to organization and coordination of an interstate sampling and data collection program for wild house mice.
  • Contribute to outreach and education related initiatives.
  • Travel for sampling and data collection.
  • General lab activities related to the project, including, but not limited to, ordering supplies, cleaning equipment, organizing waste disposal, recording activities in paper and electronic notebooks, and mentoring undergraduates.
  • Curation of data and documentation of research activities and analysis.
  • Contributing to the formal dissemination of research results via presentations, publications, and/or other media
  • Maintenance of sampling and data collection equipment and supplies.
  • Attend and present at regional and national scientific meetings.
  • Coordinate with collaborators.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications
  • Minimum of PhD in Biology or a related field.
  • Minimum of a year of experience in related field.
Physical Demands
  • Typically sitting at a desk
  • Typically standing, walking

University City, Philadelphia PA

Special Instructions to the Applicant

Please make sure you upload your CV/resume, Cover letter with brief statement of research interests when submitting your application.

Review of applicants will begin once a suitable candidate pool is identified.

Advertised:Jan 31 2023 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close:Feb 28 2023 Eastern Standard Time

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