JOB DESCRIPTION: Helps design and conduct research within a specified field while receiving advanced training from a designated Principal Investigator to enhance professional skills and research independence needed for pursuit of a career. The specific area of research in which the trainee is mentored is determined by the department and laboratory of the Postdoc. Designs and evaluates experiments. Develops new ideas that promote current research. Prepares and publishes scientific manuscripts under the direction of the Principal Investigator. May be responsible for operation of specific equipment. May teach techniques to others, train, and supervise research staff. Positions are temporary appointments as a research trainee. The initial appointment is for one year, renewal expected if progress is satisfactory and funds are available. Appointments cannot exceed five years.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A doctoral degree or equivalent (Ph.D., M.D., ScD., D.V.M., DDS etc) in an appropriate field. Excellent scientific writing ability and strong oral communication skills. The ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues. Additional qualifications as specified by the Principal Investigator.
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The Lindo Lab in the Department of Anthropology at Emory University is seeking an Ancient DNA Postdoctoral Researcher for a one-year appointment. The position will entail working with ancient human populations from North and South America, ranging in time from 10,000 years ago to European contact. The work will predominantly be done in the ancient DNA lab, so proficient lab skills and knowledge of ancient DNA protocols are required. The position will also provide for the opportunity to mentor graduate and undergraduate students.
The start date is flexible but with a September 1st start date preferred. Salary is $45,000, including benefits.
PhD. Proficient lab skills and knowledge of ancient DNA protocols are required.
Interested applicants should submit:
1. 1-2 page Research Statement;
3. Contact information (e-mail and phone) for three reference.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
For additional information regarding the position, please contact John Lindo (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Position Term Length
Anticipated Start Date
Sep 1, 2019
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