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Postdoctoral Research Associate - Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation

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POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, Watershed Studies Institute and Department of Biological Sciences, Murray State University. The postdoctoral associate will conduct research on ecology, evolution, and/or conservation, help mentor graduate and undergraduate research students, and teach one biology course per semester. Research opportunities include life history strategies, population dynamics, climate change, and the evolution of senescence 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, multivariate statistics, and amphibian ecology is preferred. This is a two-year position starting January 1; 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, upload a letter of interest detailing career goals and research experience, a curriculum vitae, and email addresses of three references at For further information, please contact Dr. Howard Whiteman ( Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; review of applications will begin October 15.

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Murray State University is an equal education and employment opportunity, M/F/D, AA employer.