20 December 2011

PostDoc: UBritishColumbia.EvolutionaryMorphology Botany

Research Associate Position in Comparative Ultrastructure of Marine Heterotrophic Flagellates

A one year, part-time Research Associate position is available in the  Botany Department at The University of British Columbia.  This  position is being created to provide high-level electron microscopy  and group support for projects that examine the evolutionary  morphology of marine heterotrophic flagellates.

The successful applicant must have a PhD in a relevant field and at  least 4 years of postdoctoral research at the highest international  standards relating to comparative protistology, molecular  phylogenetics and single cell transmission electron microscopy.  The  successful applicant must also have a strong publication record in 
the comparative ultrastructure of marine heterotrophic flagellates. 
Research will be within the framework of the Tula Foundation Funded  Centre for Microbial Diversity and Evolution.  Additional  responsibilities include the presentation of research findings at  conferences, continued publication of research, and assistance with  the day-to-day training of other research personnel.

Applicants should mail, no later than January 6, 2012, a curriculum  vitae, a concise statement of research interests, the names of three  referees and copies of two representative publications to:

Brian Leander
Departments of Zoology and Botany
University of British Columbia
6270 University Blvd.
Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4

This part-time position will begin on April 1, 2012 and will  initially be for one year.

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment  equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. Canadians and  Permanent Residents of Canada will be given priority.

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