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Back to search results Apply now Job no: 616760
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Natural Science
Department: Kellogg Biological Station Nat. Sci. 10032500
Salary: 48671.00-50000.00 Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: Hickory Corners
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Research/Scientific

Position Summary

A Research Associate, Postdoctoral, position in evolutionary biology available immediately in the Conner lab at Michigan State University's Kellogg Biological Station in Hickory Corners, MI. The lab studies mechanisms of adaptation by integrating genetics, genomics, ecology and evolution in the field, greenhouse, and growth chamber, using wild radish and Arabidopsis as model organisms. Research focuses on floral and agricultural weed adaptations as well as fitness effects of duplicate genes. Substantial publication and grant-writing opportunities are available using abundant existing data and resources. Bioinformatic expertise required to analyze existing and new sequence data, including creation of the first reference genome for the radish genus Raphanus. Experience with, or a strong interest in, field and greenhouse research also necessary.  This is a one-year position, salary $50,000 with a possibility of extension based on performance and funding.  Contact Jeff Conner ( with questions.

Required Degree


Minimum Requirements

Doctorate degree

Required Application Materials

  • Cover Letter
  • CV
  • Names and contact information of 3 references

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