Sort on published: 2018-05-24
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The Department of Organismal Biology teaches and explores the evolution, development and function on the organismal level. For more information see www.iob.uu.se.
Project description: The position is a part of a project financed by the Swedish Research council to investigate the evolution of ectomycorrhizal fungi. The project involves many aspects of ectomycorrhizal fungal evolution and includes both genomic and phyloinformatic parts. The position as postdoc will focus on phyloinformatics, but there will also be opportunities to contribute to other aspects of the project.
Work assignments: You will compile data from many different sources to build a large dataset with sequences, morphology, geography, and ecology etc. for fungi. This includes searching databases and literature, but may also include lab work to generate new data. You will generate phylogenies and analyze other data in a phylogenetic context using models of evolution.
Requirements: To qualify for a position as postdoc you need a PhD in a relevant subject or equivalent foreign exam. People within at the most three years from their PhD exam will be considered primarily. If special reasons apply, the exam may be more than three years ago. Special reasons refer to time of due to illness, parental leave, comisions of trust within the union etc.
You should have experience in working with phylogenetic methods, and be used to work with sequence databases.
Additional qualifications: Experience of analysing character evolution in a phylogenetic perspective and knowledge in mycology are valued qualifications. Experience in working in molecular lab is also an advantage.
Application: The application should contain your CV, publication list, PhD diploma, an introductory letter describing why you want the position and is suitable for it, as well contact information for at least two reference persons.
Uppsala University strives to be an inclusive workplace that promotes equal opportunities and attracts qualified candidates who can contribute to the University’s excellence and diversity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people of all backgrounds.
Salary: Individually negotiated salary.
Starting date: 2018-09-01 or as otherwise agreed.
Type of position: Temporary position (100%) ending 2020-08-31.
For further information about the position please contact Martin Ryberg, firstname.lastname@example.org
Please submit your application by 1 august 2018, UFV-PA 2018/1831.
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Placement: Department of Organismal Biology
Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Pay: Fixed salary
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100%
County: Uppsala län
Ellena Papaioannou, Seko
Suzanne Borén Andersson, TCO/ST 018-471 6251
Per Sundman, Saco-rådet 018-471 1485
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2018/1831
Last application date: 2018-08-01