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Postdoctoral Fellowship at Tulane University in USA

Postdoctoral Fellowship at Tulane University in USA

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Tulane University School of Science and Engineering calls application Postdoctoral Fellowship in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology in the United States.


A post-doctoral scholar position is available immediately in the Ferris Lab to work on NIH funded work related to the genetic and phenotypic basis of adaptation and speciation in Monkeyflowers (Mimulus). The Ferris Lab, located in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Tulane University, values diversity in all forms and is committed to fostering a supportive, inclusive, and welcoming work environment. Applications from candidates passionate about diversity, equity, and inclusion with overlapping scientific interests are encouraged to apply.

Project Description

Possible projects include (1) a long-term field study in the Sierra Nevada, CA to examine spatially and temporally varying phenotypic and genomic selection, (2) mapping the genetic basis of parallel evolution within and between species, (3) examining the genomic basis of local adaptation and phenotypic plasticity, and (4) investigating the genetic and phenotypic basis of adaptation and reproductive isolation with gene flow in sympatric species. Applicants with a background in some of the following are especially encouraged to apply: evolutionary biology, genomics, quantitative or population genetics, and ecological field research.


Candidates must have the following to be eligible for Postdoctoral Fellowship at Tulane University in the United States

  • PhD in one of these fields: Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Plant Biology, or Genetics/Genomics.
  • Experience working with genomic data, a strong conceptual background in evolutionary biology, especially relating to population and/or quantitative genetics, experience with field work preferred.

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Tulane University

Tulane University is a private research university in New Orleans, Louisiana. It is the 9th oldest private university in the Association of American Universities, which consists of major research universities in the United States and Canada. The Tulane University Law School and Tulane University Medical School are, respectively, the 12th oldest law school and 15th oldest medical school in the United States.


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline31 August,2020
Open toAll
OrganizerTulane University



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