[Coral-List] independent postdoc position at UT Austin

mikhail matz matz at mail.utexas.edu
Thu Aug 20 15:33:29 EDT 2009

Hello colleagues,

Here is a rare opportunity to do some independent  Integrative  
Biology postdoctoral project at UT Austin. Please feel free to  
disseminate to potential candidates!



Postdoctoral Fellow in Integrative Biology.

The Section of Integrative Biology at the University of Texas at  
Austin invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow in Integrative  
Biology. This subject area is broadly defined to include evolution,  
ecology, and behavior. The Fellow will be expected to conduct an  
independent high-quality research program that intersects with the  
interests of two or more faculty in the Section. For information  
about the Section of Integrative Biology, visit http:// 
www.biosci.utexas.edu/ib/ .  In addition, one semester per year the  
Fellow will co-teach an undergraduate course on Research Methods, as  
part of the UTeach program for training K-12  science teachers. For  
information about the UTeach program, visit http:// 

The position is for two years, subject to annual review. The Fellow  
is expected to start work at the University of Texas anytime between  
January and August 2010. There is an annual salary of $36,000 with an  
additional $6,000 per year in research support for travel, equipment,  
or supplies.

We particularly encourage applications from candidates that have  
recently completed, or will soon complete, their Ph.D. Candidates are  
encouraged to contact potential faculty sponsors prior to applying.

Applicants should electronically submit a single pdf file containing  
the following, in order:

1) Coverletter, including proposed faculty sponsors (max 1 page)
2) A CV.
3) Copies of two publications (including papers in press)
4) Statement of research accomplishments (max 2 pages).
5) Statement describing the candidate's proposed research for the  
duration of this postdoctoral position (max 2 pages).
6) Statement describing the candidate's teaching experience and  
philosophy (max 2 pages)
7) List of three references, with contact information (email,  
telephone, and mailing address). We will request letters directly  
from these references, after identifying top candidates.

The application pdf file should be emailed to  
danbolnick at mail.utexas.edu. Applications must be received by  
September 15, 2009. For questions about this position, contact Dr.  
Dan Bolnick (danbolnick at mail.utexas.edu).

The University of Texas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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