[Coral-List] independent postdoc at UT Austin

mikhail matz matz at mail.utexas.edu
Tue Nov 30 22:05:00 EST 2010

Dear colleagues,

Here is a job ad from our department which may interest you or  
somebody you know - please spread the word as appropriate! It is a  
rare case of independent postdoc position with decent salary (for  
USA) and a chunk of research money.


Misha Matz
UT Austin

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 requested to start work at the University of Texas by August 2011.  
There is an annual salary of $40,000 with an additional $10,000 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) CV
3) Statement of research accomplishments (maximum 2 pages).
4) Statement describing the candidate's proposed research for the  
duration of this postdoctoral position (maximum 2 pages).
5) Statement describing the candidate's teaching experience and  
philosophy (maximum 2 pages)
6) Copies of 2 publications
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  
ibjob at austin.utexas.edu, with a subject line "IB Postdoc Application:  
<YOUR NAME>". Applications must be received by January 17, 2009. For  
questions about this position, please send an email to  
IBPostdoc at mail.utexas.edu, or contact a prospective faculty mentor in  
the department.

The University of Texas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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