Post-doctoral researcher in Aquatic Ecology at York University, Toronto, Canada
There is an opening for a post-doctoral researcher in the laboratory of Sapna Sharma in the Department of Biology at York University
. Dr. Sharma is looking for a post-doctoral researcher who is interested in examining lake ice conditions across the Northern Hemisphere for over the past 100+ years. The objectives of the projects are to assess the relative importance of climate change, large-sacle climate drivers, and weather on lake ice dynamics at broad spatial and temporal sacles. The research interests of the laboratory are diverse with the overall goal of predicting the effects of environmental stressors (including climate change, invasive species, and habitat alteration) on ecosystems and improving the use of quantitative approach used to generate such predictions. In addition to developing core research questions, the candidate will also have the flexibility to develop his or her own independent research projects and the opportunity to form national and international collaborations. Please see the laboratory's webpage
for more information.
Candidates must have a PhD in ecology, conservation biology, applied statistics, or a related field. Candidates with strong quantitative skills are preferred. A competitive salary will be offered. The initial appointment is for one year with possibility of extension to two years, contingent upon performance and funding.
Review of applications will begin on January 10, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Preferred start date is March 1, 2013, but the starting date is open.
Please submit a current Curriculum Vitae and a letter of interest indicating: i) the date the candidate is available to start, ii) prior experience with quantitative analyses. and iii) the names and email addresses of referees. Referees will not be contacted immediately but might be at subsequence points in the review process. Inquiries about the position and applications may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or:
Department of Biology
4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario
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