jueves, julio 25, 2019

Postdoc in Quantitative Paleobiology

The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Indiana University seeks a postdoctoral researcher in any area of quantitative paleobiology or paleoecology, including but not limited to phylogenetics, morphometrics, stratigraphic paleobiology, conservation paleobiology, or ecometrics, with preference for someone with research interests in marine invertebrates from the Paleozoic or Mesozoic. The successful candidate will have a good publication record; be prepared to carry out an independent research program; be able to assist with occasional teaching, including up to one graduate or upper division course in quantitative paleobiology; be interested in collaborative research; and participate in mentoring graduate students in IU's geobiology group.

The appointment is for 2 years, with the possibility of renewal up to 4 years based on performance evaluation. The minimum qualifications are a Ph.D. in paleobiology or other relevant field and a strong track record of independent research. Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit applications at: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/8148. Questions regarding the position can be directed to Professor David Polly (pdpolly@indiana.edu). Applications received by September 1, 2019, will receive full consideration, but the search will remain open until the position is filled. The expected start date is January 1, 2020.