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Postdoctoral Teaching and Research Associate

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A postdoctoral teaching and research associate position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Hal Halvorson ( at the University of Central Arkansas (UCA). This position is part of a multi-institution, 4-year funded NSF EPSCoR project titled “From Genes to Ecosystems: Harnessing Elemental Data to Detect Stoichiometric Control-Points and their Consequences for Organismal Evolution”. The position is 50% teaching and 50% research. Teaching responsibilities include developing and implementing teaching materials in environmental data science (potential courses include Ecology, Environmental Practicum, and Freshwater Ecology); research responsibilities will focus on projects in line with the grant aims and objectives. Competitive applicants will have background or strong interest in gaining expertise in: ecological stoichiometry and the interface of geology, chemistry, and biology; data aggregation and management skills such as for meta-analysis or database applications; and development of teaching curricula.

To apply, see the job posting at the following link:

The salary is competitive and includes a comprehensive benefits package. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2021 but is negotiable. The position is for two years with the possibility for extending the appointment, contingent upon performance.

Please direct inquiries and interest to Dr. Halvorson at

Applicants submitted by May 7th will receive full consideration, with applications open until the position is filled.