Department:Institute of Ecology and Evolution Rank:Research Assistant Annual Basis:12 Month
Review of Applications Begins Applications will be reviewed as needs arise.
Special Instructions to Applicants Please apply online with a CV and cover letter and the names and contact information for three references.
Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis. Screening of applications will take place as positions become available and continue until positions are filled. Positions are limited duration appointments potentially renewable based on need, funding, and performance. This pool will remain active until September 30, 2019.
Department Summary The Institute of Ecology and Evolution (IE²) facilitates research and graduate education in ecology and evolutionary biology. The institute fosters a collegial and stimulating intellectual environment for world-class research in molecular evolution, evolutionary genetics, evolution of development, and microbial, population, community, and ecosystems ecology.
Position Summary IE² at the University of Oregon is soliciting applications for its open applicant pool. Positions are limited duration, funding contingent post doc or research appointments that are part time or short term, contracts not to exceed one year. Possibility of renewal up to a total of three years, depending on program needs, funding, and performance. The successful candidate will have the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds.
Examples include research assistants or associates, postdoctoral fellows, and field research assistants. Research assistants conduct research under direction of a principal investigator; postdoctoral research associates conduct research under the direction of a faculty member for the purpose of acquiring research training; research associates conduct research with only general guidance.
Minimum Requirements Bachelor's or Master's degree in biology or related area required for research assistant positions; Ph.D. required required for research associate and postdoctoral positions.
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