Postdoctoral position in ascomycete systematics
A full-time postdoctoral position in ascomycete systematics is
available immediately in the Department of Biology at Brandon
University. The focus of this research is the investigation of the
Chaetomiaceae (Sordariales, Ascomycota). Candidates should have a
Ph.D. in mycology, plant pathology, or a related discipline, previous
experience in the cultivation and molecular characterization of
ascomycetes, training in phylogenetic analysis, and a strong interest
in systematics and revisionary taxonomy.
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This position has guaranteed funding for one year with a possibility
of extension. Salary is commensurate with experience and
qualifications, with a minimum of $32,000 per year.
The City of Brandon is a small community (pop. 42,000) with a lively
cultural life and vibrant economy. It offers a high quality of life
and many, all-seasons recreational opportunities. Brandon is located
100 km from Riding Mountain National Park and is 200 km from the City
of Winnipeg (pop. 634,000).
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. However, Canadian
citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority. Interested
individuals should send a curriculum vitae, contact information for
three references, and a cover letter describing their interest in the
position to <[email protected]>. Please place the words
?postdoc? in the subject line of your email.
Wendy A. Untereiner, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Biology
and Tier II CRC
Brandon, MB Canada R7A 6A9
Tel.: 204-727-9603 (office), 204-724-5482 (lab)
Email: [email protected]