We are always interested in talking to motivated individuals who are interested in developing a postdoc with the lab. Please contact Jessica with project ideas. Additionally, here’s a specific opportunity for which we are looking for a postdoc:
- Ecology and Evolution Across Space and Time: Responses to Environmental Change in Tropical Marine Lakes
University of California, Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, 2015-16
Mike Dawson and Jessica Blois invite biogeographers eligible for the University of California’s Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship Program (http://ppfp.ucop.edu/info/uc_ppfp.html) to contact us about projects at the intersection of paleoecology (Blois Lab) and evolution (Dawson Lab). We are looking for a colleague and collaborator who will enrich an ongoing study of community responses to environmental change using tropical marine lakes as a model system (http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2013/nsf13042/nsf13042.pdf). For more information, see our labs’ websites (http://jessicablois.com; http://mnd.ucmerced.edu), the project abstract (www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1241255), then write to us (firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com). Successful PPFP applicants receive salary support and research funds for 2 years and subsequently are eligible for the University of California President’s hiring incentive (http://ppfp.ucop.edu/info/fellowship-recipients/hiring-incentive.html) to encourage hiring of fellows into tenure track faculty positions at any of the UC campuses.The deadline for submitting applications to the University of California is 01 November 2014.