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Postdoctoral Research Associate-Aquatic Ecology

Graduate & Postdoc
Posted: 
03/17/2018
Expiration Date: 
04/30/2018

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, Watershed Studies Institute and Department of Biological Sciences, Murray State University.  The postdoctoral associate will conduct research on the ecology, conservation, and restoration of aquatic environments, help mentor graduate and undergraduate research students, and teach one biology course per semester.  Research will focus on the impacts of disturbance and restoration on stream and riparian ecosystems, using observational studies, experiments, and analysis of long-term data.  Field sites are in western Colorado and western Kentucky.  Ph.D. in a relevant discipline required; experience with experimental design and multivariate statistics is preferred.  This is a two-year position starting May 15 (negotiable); salary is $47,500/year with benefits.  Murray is a highly-rated, vibrant public university with significant infrastructure and personnel dedicated to ecological research, including the Hancock Biological Station.  To apply, email a letter of interest detailing career goals and research experience, a curriculum vitae, several representative reprints, and email addresses of three references to Dr. Howard Whiteman (hwhiteman@murraystate.edu).  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; review of applications will begin April 1st.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  Murray State University is an equal education and employment opportunity, M/F/D, AA employer.