Postdoc Position in Sex Chromosome Evolution and Genomics in Beetles
Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis (IUPUI)
Location: Bloomington, Indiana
Internal Number: 18364
Department: IU Bloomington Biology
A postdoc position is available in the Bracewell Lab at Indiana University, Bloomington. We are looking for a colleague to help study functional genomics and chromosome evolution in the most species-rich group of animals on the planet. This position will primarily be focused on helping generate, analyze, and interpret various types of datasets (e.g., RNA-seq, Hi-C, Nanopore, and PacBio) to understand genome evolution at multiple evolutionary timescales. With this position, there is room to develop projects based on personal interest and research strengths. For more information about the Bracewell lab or the Biology Department, visit https://ryanbracewell.com and https://biology.indiana.edu/.
A Ph.D. in Biology or a related field with previous research experience in evolutionary genetics, genomics, or bioinformatics is required. The ideal candidate will have some programming experience using both R and python and familiarity with large-scale genomic analyses on high performance computing clusters. Excellent communication skills and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team are expected. Salary will be commensurate with experience and will be highly competitive for the right person. Best consideration date is May 31st, 2023. The expected start date is negotiable but may be 8/1/23. 100% remote work is not available. Please submit a cover letter describing interest and previous experience, a curriculum vitae, and the names of at least three references (including email addresses and phone numbers) to https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/18364.
Department Contact for Questions:
For questions about the position and additional details about the research, please contact Dr. Ryan Bracewell (email@example.com). The Bracewell Lab is located on the beautiful Indiana University campus. The city of Bloomington is in the rolling hills of southern Indiana and provides ample outdoor recreation in an affordable mid-sized city.
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