Brosi Lab

Understanding the causes and implications of native and managed bee declines.

October 2013 – Post-doctoral research fellow position in DNA barcoding of pollen

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We are seeking a post-doctoral research fellow position in DNA barcoding of pollen at Emory University.  The post-doctoral fellow will be responsible for developing barcoding methodology and contributing to its broad applications. The position can be filled immediately with an initial appointment of one year, renewable annually for up to 2 years, contingent upon performance.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

The successful candidate will possess:

  • A completed PhD in plant molecular ecology/evolution/genetics or a closely related field
  • Strong laboratory skills in basic plant molecular genetics
  • Excellent written communications skills
  • Solid statistical and computer programming abilities
  • A strong work ethic

Additional desirable skills include:

  • Experience with pollen genetics
  • Experience with next-generation sequencing, including data post-processing
  • Strong programming skills in a bioinformatic context
  • Mentoring undergraduate and graduate students
  • Ability to collaborate with a range of departments and centers at Emory and other academic institutions in an interdisciplinary setting

Emory is situated in a wooded corner of Atlanta and is a vibrant, diverse, and affordable city with a range of academic, cultural, and outdoor opportunities.

To apply, send a CV and a cover letter detailing your educational background, relevant skills and experience, and your completed applications to Dr. Berry Brosi (bbrosi@emory.edu).  Serious candidates may contact Dr. Brosi for more information.

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