viernes, junio 12, 2009

Puesto de trabajo para investigar en la historia evolutiva de los moluscos bivalvos

Nos ha llegado una propuesta por Paleonet de un puesto de trabajo para investigar en historia evolutiva y biogeografía con bivalvos. Os adjuntamos la información para los que quieran y puedan presentarse.

Seeking a Postdoctoral Scholar to participate in an ongoing collaborative research project (D. Jablonski-K. Roy-J. W. Valentine) on the evolutionary history and future of modern spatial patterns of diversity, particularly the latitudinal gradient. Marine bivalves will be used as a model system due to their excellent fossil record, ecological diversity and highly resolved taxonomy. Research involves quantifying present-day biogeographic patterns, analyzing the Cenozoic spatial and evolutionary dynamics underlying them, and relating these patterns to environmental change. Postdoc will assist in analyses and modeling of diversity dynamics, and take the lead on some new research projects. Experience in modeling, statistical, and/or phylogenetic analyses (and with databases) required. Familiarity with paleontological and/or biogeographic data is preferable. One-year appointment potentially renewable for one or more additional years. Starting date negotiable but prefer September-October 2009. Requires either PhD in hand or dissertation submitted and approved for degree. Please email a letter outlining research interests and experience, a CV, and the email addresses of two references to Dr. Andrew Z. Krug (akrug@uchicago.edu) at the University of Chicago.