Postdoctoral Fellowship in Plant Evolutionary Genomics in Changing Environments

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Chicago, ILLINOIS
Deadline: 09 Mar 2024

The laboratory of Dr. Julia Kreiner in the Department of Ecology & Evolution at The University of Chicago is seeking outstanding postdoctoral candidates to initiate projects in Plant Evolutionary Genomics in Changing Environments. The Kreiner lab has many projects involving genome sequencing (contemporary & historical), bioinformatics, field experiments, and laboratory work.

The start date is after July 1, 2024. Funding will come from the V. Dropkin Postdoctoral Fellowships, which offer substantial independence to design novel research projects. The salaries are competitive; research funds and resources will be provided.

Applicants should send a cover letter describing their previous research and goals for a postdoctoral project, a curriculum vitae, and a list of three references with contact information to Connie Homan at [email protected]

Preliminary inquiries are encouraged and should be directed to Dr. Julia Kreiner at [email protected] . Please include a description of your past research and your reasons for wanting to join the lab. Applications will be reviewed as received.

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