Vertebrate Paleontology & Evolutionary Developmental Biology
Department of Earth Sciences, Carleton University
The Maddin Lab is seeking a motivated postdoctoral researcher to join an interdisciplinary team of students and researchers. The successful candidate will contribute to ongoing research projects related to the evolutionary development of amphibians (e.g., brain developmental genetics, brain-skull interactions, fate mapping and genetics of cranial origins, etc.). The successful candidate may additionally have an opportunity to initiate new projects complementary to our research.
Start date and term
Start September 1st, 2017. One year position, with possible extension pending funding.
- A PhD in Molecular Biology, Development, Genetics or related discipline
- Experience with standard experimental techniques in Molecular Biology
- Experience designing and conducting experimental procedures
- Strong interpersonal skills, communication (both oral and written)
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively with researchers and students
- Established record of scholarly dissemination (peer-reviewed publications, conference participation, etc.)
- Experience working with amphibian models will be considered an asset
Salary and benefits consistent with Carleton University policy and dependent on experience.
Please send a 1) cover letter outlining key experimental qualifications, research interests and experiences, 2) a CV including publications, awards, lab experience, conference participation, and 3) contact info for three references to firstname.lastname@example.org by May 15th.