The postdoc will be lead projects on selection on and genomic mechanism of variation and plasticity of song preference in crickets. Job duties include field collection and lab breeding of crickets, conducting behavioral experiments, gene expression experiments, data analysis, presenting research at conferences, manuscript preparation for publication, and mentor students.
Percentage of Responsibilities
-80% research -20% mentoring.
·Ph.D. degree in evolution or related fields or degree expected before the start date
·Demonstrated research experience in either behavioral ecology or behavioral genomics
·Strong writing skills and experience in peer-reviewed publication
·Demonstrated ability to work independently and strong communication skills
·Experience in both behavioral ecology and genomics
·Collaborative nature, ability to lead projects and work in teams
·Proficiency in data analysis using R or similar programs
·Demonstrated bioinformatic skills
·Manual dexterity to work with small, delicate insects and conduct micro-dissections
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