Available Openings :
Research Associate Position in Searocket (Cakile spp.) hybridization and population genomics
A part-time Research Associate position (33.33%) is available in the Botany Department at The University of British Columbia.
This position will involve performing plant collections, set up hybridization experiments and analyzing phenotypic and genotypic data resulting from those collections and experiments.
The successful applicant must have a PhD in evolutionary genetics and at minimum 4 years of postdoctoral research training at the highest international standards within the plant evolutionary genomics field.
Extensive experience in wet-lab work including next generation sequencing techniques and genomic data analysis is absolutely required.
The applicant must have proven track record in evolutionary genetics in general and on the genomics of hybridization, adaptation, and genotype phenotype association in particular.
The successful applicant must also have demonstrated the capacity to publish in top-level peer-reviewed scientific journals.
Additional responsibilities include continued publication of research, mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, and assistance with the day-
to-day training of other research personnel.
Applicants should e-mail, no later than August 13, 2018, a curriculum vitae, a concise statement of research interests, and the names of three referees to :
Department of Botany
This position will begin on August 15, 2018 and will be for 36 months renewed annually.
UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. Canadians and Permanent Residents of Canada will be given priority.
Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged.
We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and / or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.