[Coral-List] postdoctoral position in coral genomics

mikhail matz matz at mail.utexas.edu
Tue Mar 15 20:03:16 EDT 2011

Evolutionary genomics of reef-building corals
(postdoctoral position in the laboratory of Mikhail Matz, University of Texas at Austin, http://www.bio.utexas.edu/research/matz_lab )

	The goal of this research is to understand the forces of natural selection affecting reef-building corals, using approaches of comparative genomics, global gene expression analysis, systems biology, and population genomics. An ideal candidate would have documented experience with analysis of large sequence datasets, such as by scripting in bioperl or biopython, as well as knowledge of R or equivalent statistical software. Basic knowledge of coral biology is desirable.  
	The position will start as soon as possible, and no later than October 2011. The initial contract will be for one year with the yearly salary $40K (plus benefits), and will be renewable yearly depending on the progress. 
	To apply, please email the cover letter outlining your interests and emphasizing why you would be a good candidate for this position, as well as CV and names/addresses of two referees, to  Misha Matz ( matz at mail.utexas.edu ), with the subject “genomic postdoc”. The deadline for applications is May 15, 2011. 
 	The University of Texas at Austin is an equal opportunity employer.

Mikhail V. Matz
Assistant Professor
University of Texas at Austin
Integrative Biology Section
1 University station C0930
Austin, TX 78712
phone 512-992-8086 cell, 512-475-6424 lab
fax 512-471-3878
web http://www.bio.utexas.edu/research/matz_lab

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