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Postdoc position at UNC-Greensboro

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The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Department of Biology teaches biological concepts and research methods to biology and medical technology majors and prepares them for professional careers and/or advanced study. We also introduce non-biology majors to basic biological knowledge and its applications to our society. We prepare graduate students for professional careers and/or further graduate study. By involving undergraduate and graduate students in research, we increase society’s knowledge of living organisms and their environments and we enhance our students’ technical and analytical skills so that they can contribute meaningfully to an increasingly technological society. We apply our skills by serving the University, our profession, and the larger community.

The Department of Biology is currently seeking a highly motivated Post-Doctoral Fellow to work in the Aquatic Ecology Laboratory of Dr. Akira Terui ( The Post-Doctoral Fellow will work on a project that uses spatial ecological theories to inform spatial prioritization of conservation efforts in threatened freshwater ecosystems (e.g., oxbow lakes). The project employs advanced simulation and statistical methods to identify key habitats for focal aquatic species and to inform conservation actions. Therefore, the postdoc should be proficient in programming, preferably in R and/or C++. The postdoc is expected to communicate his/her results through publications in scientific journals and presentations at professional meetings. Also, the postdoc is expected to organize workshops and outreach events to disseminate his/her results to the public. The preferred start date is July 1 2021 but negotiable.

To find details on application requirements and to apply, visit and click on “Research – Post-Doc” scroll to “Post-Doctoral Fellow – Terui” (Position #998437). A CV, Research Statement, and list of three references is required.

UNCG is a Minority Serving Institution, with an undergraduate population of 44% ethnic minority students. UNCG and the Biology Department foster an environment of collaboration across departments and schools and support community-engaged research. UNCG is proud of the diversity of its student body and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for this position. UNCG is located in a metropolitan area of more than 1.6 million in the Piedmont region of North Carolina, between the Atlantic Ocean and the Appalachian Mountains. UNCG is an EEO/Affirmative Action employer and are strongly committed to increasing faculty diversity.

AA/EOE: UNCG is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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