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Post Date: 02/07/2020
Close Date: 03/06/2020
North Dakota State University

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$30,000 - $49,999

Fargo, ND

Job Description:
The Department of Biological Sciences at North Dakota State University has a 12-month, postdoctoral fellowship, beginning May 1, 2020 or as soon thereafter following hiring approval. The successful candidate will work with a group of core faculty in insect physiology. The postdoctoral researcher will work on multiple research projects focusing on the regulation of metamorphosis and diapause in solitary bees. In addition to working with project personnel at NDSU and the USDA-ARS, the postdoctoral fellow will mentor graduate and undergraduate assistants. Salary is competitive. Support is for two years with potential for renewal.
Applicants must submit a cover letter; a curriculum vitae; a description of research experience (2 pages maximum); and contact information (including telephone numbers and e-mail addresses) for three professional references under Other Document 1. All application materials must be submitted online at: http://www.ndsu.edu/biology/

Review of applications will begin March 6, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.

Questions regarding the search may be sent to ndsu.biological.sciences@ndsu.edu
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Minimum requirements:
Candidates must have: 1) completed a Ph.D. from an accredited institution in a discipline appropriate to the biological sciences; 2) evidence of peer-reviewed publication; 3) effective oral and written communication skills and 4) ability to interact and collaborate effectively with a diversity of colleagues and students.
Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated ability in one or more of the following: 1) hormonal or genetic control of development; 2) thermal physiology or the regulation of diapause; 3) molecular biology/genomics/transcriptomics; 4) research on model or non-model insects; 5) experience mentoring undergraduate students in independent research; 6) experience applying for grant funding.

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