Pennsylvania State University Postdoctoral Researcher

Title: Postdoctoral Researcher

Salary Range: Not Known

Consideration Date: Open Until Filled

Brief Description:

The Pennsylvania State University would like to announce postdoctoral position to coordinate and conduct research and extension activities in a multidisciplinary project on approaches to reducing tillage in an organic, cover crop-based feed grain production system in the Mid-Atlantic region. Duties of the postdoctoral scholar will include:

  • Assist in making key decisions regarding research farm operations and scientific field sampling on research plots
  • Laboratory analysis of field-collected samples, computer data entry, and analysis, manage and mentor undergraduate and graduate assistant
  • Coordinate project management among project participants and farm managers
  • Lead and contribute to the technical writing of reports, extension materials, and peer-reviewed publications, Participate in planning and conduct of project-related extension and outreach activities for diverse stakeholders

Hosted By:

The Pennsylvania State University is a state-related, land-grant, doctoral university with campuses and facilities throughout Pennsylvania. Founded in 1855, the university has a stated threefold mission of teaching, research, and public service.

Eligibility:

All Job applicants must be:

  • Ph.D. in Agronomy, Agroecology, Weed Science, Entomology, or related field that has equipped the applicant with the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position.
  • Experience with organic production of agronomic crops and graduate student mentoring is desirable.

How to Apply:

To be eligible for the program you must create an account by the given link:

https://psu.jobs/security/startlogin

More Information:

https://psu.jobs/job/73805

Contact Information:

For more information about the position, you may contact Dr. Barbercheck or Dr. Bill Curran, wsc2-at-psu.edu, Dr. Armen Kemanian, Dept. of Plant Sciences at kxa15-at-psu.edu, or Dr. Jason Kaye at jpk12-at-psu.edu

Michigan Technological University Dean Open Positions

Title: Dean Open Positions

Salary Range: Not Known

Consideration Date: Ongoing

Brief Description:

Michigan Technological University is seeking applications for a visionary leader to serve as Dean of the College of Engineering. The dean of the College of Engineering (CoE) provides leadership in shaping the vision for the future role of the CoE within the University, the state of Michigan, higher education, and society at large. The dean is responsible for fostering successful collaborations among personnel within the CoE, other areas of the University, and external constituencies.

Hosted By:

Michigan Technological University (commonly referred to as Michigan Tech, MTU, or simply Tech) is a public research university located in Houghton, Michigan, United States. Its main campus sits on 925 acres (374 ha) on a bluff overlooking Portage Lake. Michigan Tech was founded in 1885 as the first post-secondary institution in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and was created to train mining engineers to operate the local copper mines.

Eligibility:

Please see the basic entry requirements below

  • Ability to articulate a clear vision for the future of engineering research, education, and
    fundraising at Michigan Tech.
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication, and
    presentation skills.
  • Proven leadership ability and collaborative management skills.
  • Demonstrated fiscal responsibility and the ability to manage budgets.
  • Demonstrated success in building partnerships among diverse stakeholder groups.
  • Experience with and commitment to shared governance.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Earned PhD or equivalent degree in engineering or a closely related discipline.
  • Administrative experience at or above a level equivalent to a department chair or
    head leading in an academic institution or in a research-oriented organization.
  • Experience in managing and leading PhD-level (or equivalent) engineers and/or
  • Experience in promoting a culture of safety as a professional value and an essential
    component of day-to-day activities.
  • Experience in developing and/or maintaining a safe, diverse, inclusive, welcoming,
    and equitable environment.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in teaching at the college level.
  • Record of independent and collaborative scholarship consistent with that expected
    for a professor in the CoE.
  • Experience in fostering interdisciplinary research and/or entrepreneurial activities.
  • Experience in generating resources through coordinated fundraising efforts.

How to Apply:

In order to be applying for the position you may check the given link:

https://www.jobs.mtu.edu/login

More Information:

https://www.mtu.edu/deans/

PhD Opportunity in Animal Physiology and Community Ecology – Illinois

Title: Ph.D. Opportunity in Animal Physiology and Community Ecology – Illinois

Salary Range:  Not Known

Consideration Date: Both positions begin January 2018

Brief Description:

The Warne Lab at Southern Illinois University is seeking a highly motivated Ph.D. student to work on a funded study testing how changes in animal physiology and foraging behavior feedback to affect plant community ecology. The research will focus on kangaroo rats and their grassland communities in New Mexico and will include the use of digital telemetry, stable isotopes, and endocrine stress physiology.  The student will work with both Dr. Robin Warne and Dr. Justin Boyles in the Zoology Department at Southern Illinois University.

Hosted By:

Southern Illinois University is a public research university located in Carbondale, Illinois, United States. Founded in 1869, SIU is the flagship campus of the Southern Illinois University system. The university is known as SIU Carbondale (so as not to be confused with Southern Illinois University Edwardsville), but colloquially as Southern Illinois University, SIU, or Southern.

Eligibility:

An M.S. degree or comparable experience in either physiological, behavioral, or community ecology research of small rodents is highly preferred.

How to Apply:

To be applying for this position applicants must submit the following documents:

  • A cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae

Submitting Details:

Applicants must submit the following documents to Dr. Robin Warne at rwarne-at-siu.edu.

More Information:

http://warnelab.weebly.com/

Contact Information:

For inquiries, you can email to Dr. Robin Warne rwarne-at-siu.edu.

 

PhD Student in Evolutionary Ecology PhD Student in Evolutionary Ecology

Title: Ph.D. Student in Evolutionary Ecology

Salary Range: Not Known

Consideration Date: September 30,  2017

Brief Description:

The Saltmarsh Habitat and Avian Research Program (SHARP) are accepting applications for Ph.D. Student in Evolutionary Ecology. (SHARP) is looking for a Ph.D. student in evolutionary ecology to start January 2018. The successful candidate will supervise field crews across the Northeast US (Maine to Virginia) and assess variation in the demographic rates of tidal marsh sparrows with respect to marsh restoration and various environmental gradients. The successful applicant will have extensive mist-netting experience (previous time as a federal banding subpermittee strongly preferred) and the demonstrated ability to supervise technicians in the field.

Hosted By:

The Saltmarsh Habitat & Avian Research Program (SHARP) was founded by a group of academic, governmental, and non-profit collaborators to provide critical information for the conservation of tidal marsh birds. Our goal is to provide information for all the New England and Mid-Atlantic states to protect areas that are important for the long-term conservation of tidal marsh birds.

Eligibility:

Please see the basic entry requirements below:

  • The applicant will have extensive mist-netting experience (previous time as a federal banding subpermittee strongly preferred).
  • Strong organizational skills, intellectual curiosity, and an undying love (or at least tolerance) of mud, bugs, and the soul-cleansing fires of fieldwork are a must.
  • The ability to work well with a large variety of biological professionals at wildlife refuges, state and federal agencies, and universities are also necessary.
  • An M.S. in a related field is preferred, but qualified candidates with extensive experience will be considered regardless.
  • Previous training in molecular methods or an interest in learning about ecological genomics and applying it to field-relevant questions is also encouraged.
  • Applicants must demonstrate the ability to supervise technicians in the field.

How to Apply:

You will be required to submit the following:

  • A cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • The contact information for at least three references

Submitting Details:

To be applying for this job position applicant must email all documents to brian.olsen-at-maine.edu with “Evolutionary Ecology Student Search” as the subject line.

More Information:

http://ornithologyexchange.org/jobs/index.html/_/graduate-positions/phd-student-in-evolutionary-ecology-r13697

Harvard Divinity School Research Associate Assistantship

Job/Position Title:  Research Associate

Salary Range:  $60,000

Application Deadline: October 15, 2017                  

Brief Description:

Harvard Divinity School selects five candidates for full-time Research Associate and Visiting Faculty positions for its Women’s Studies in Religion Program each year. These positions are open to candidates with doctorates in the fields of religion and to those with primary competence in other humanities, social science, and public policy fields. Research Associates are required to be in full-time residence at Harvard Divinity School while carrying out their proposed research projects during the academic year.

Hosted By:

Founded in 1973, WSRP was the first program to focus on the interdisciplinary study of women and religion. The Program’s goal is the production of new primary research addressing these issues and the dispersal of that information through courses, publications, and public programs.

Eligibility:

This opportunity is open to doctorates in the fields of religion and to those with primary competence in other humanities, social science, and public policy fields who demonstrate a serious interest in religion and hold appropriate degrees in those fields.

How to Apply:       

In order to apply, candidates will follow its steps:

Supporting Documents:

The following documents are required and must be uploaded in Microsoft Word, Adobe PDF, or .txt format:

  • A description of your proposed research project, not to exceed 1,250 words.
  • The title and description of a women’s studies course related to your project, not to exceed one page.
  • A description of your background in women’s studies, not to exceed 750 words.
  • Curriculum vitae, not to exceed 10 pages.
  • Writing sample, either a chapter or article, in electronic format.
  • Two letters of recommendation are also required.
  • Sample form
  • Reasonable accommodation

Submitting Details:

All application materials, including the recommendation of the letter, must  send in its email that is:  wsrp-at-hds.harvard.edu

Financial Aid:

Harvard Divinity School will provide a salary up to $60,000. The appointment is full-time, lasting ten months, and includes health benefits and reimbursement of some expenses.

More Information:

https://wsrp.hds.harvard.edu/apply

Contact Information:

If you have any questions, you can  direct contact at : 617.495.5705

Texas State University Assistant Professor – Human Dimensions of Wildlife Biology

Title: Assistant Professor – Human Dimensions of Wildlife Biology

Salary Range: Not Known

Consideration Date: October 1, 2017

Brief Description:

Texas State University is pleased to announce an assistantship program named as o the post of “Assistant Professor – Human Dimensions of Wildlife Biology”. The successful candidate will be expected to teach both graduate and undergraduate field-based courses in the Department of Biology and develop an externally funded research program involving graduate students.

Hosted By:

Texas State University is a public research university located in San Marcos, Texas, United States. Established in 1899 as the Southwest Texas State Normal School, it opened in 1903 to 303 students. Since that time it has grown into the largest institution in the Texas State University System and the fifth-largest university in the state of Texas with an enrollment of over 38,000 students for the 2015 fall semester.

Eligibility:

All applicants must be:

  • Earned Ph.D. in wildlife ecology, biology, environmental education, or related areas. Wildlife ecology, biology, environmental education, or related areas may include the terminal degree in majors that include the words aquatic, ecology, biology, or biological. Note: there are dozens of majors in wildlife/education and related areas. We have listed the most common words that would apply here.
  • A record of peer-reviewed publications in human dimensions of natural resources
  • Postdoctoral (or equivalent) experience.
  • Demonstration of research experience.
  • A record of externally funded research in human dimensions such as wildlife/conservation outreach, stakeholder engagement, and application of theoretical and empirical findings to real-world, contemporary problems.
  • Experience in outreach/human dimensions research complementing the research strengths of the department.

How to Apply:

If you are interested to be applying for the assistantship program, go through the given link: https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/login

Supporting Documents:

The Assistantship application is comprised of:

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Examples of Recent Publications

Optional Documents

  • DD 214/DD1300
  • Veteran’s Preference
  • Examples of Recent Publications
  • Examples of Recent Publications
  • Examples of Recent Publications
  • Examples of Recent Publications

More Information:

https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/20700

University of Illinois M.S. or Ph.D. Assistantship in Fisheries/Aquatic Ecology

Title: M.S. or Ph.D. Assistantship in Fisheries/Aquatic Ecology

Salary Range:  $20,700/yr

Consideration Date: January 1, 2018

Brief Description:

At University of Illinois, the Illinois Natural History Survey (abbreviated as INHS) is pleased to offer “M.S. or Ph.D. Assistantship in Fisheries/Aquatic Ecology”.  Research topics are varied and flexible, but individuals with interests related to three projects are preferred (1) invasion ecology of Asian carp (2) recruitment, behavior, physiology, reproductive strategies, and management of largemouth bass, and (3) population ecology of crappie. Duties will include conducting experiments, analyzing data, presentation of findings in a publication, and other research activities.

Hosted By:

The Illinois Natural History Survey (abbreviated as INHS), located on the campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in Champaign, Illinois, is an active research institution with over 200 staff members, and it maintains one of the largest State-operated museums in the United States, with collections totaling over 9.5 million specimens of amphibians, annelids, birds, crustaceans, fish, fungi, insects, mammals, mollusks, plants, and reptiles from around the world.

Eligibility:

Applicants must be B.S. or M.S. in fisheries/aquatic ecology

How to Apply:

In order to apply for the assistantship application is comprised of:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Copies of transcripts
  • GRE scores
  • Three letters of reference

Submitting Details:

Send a cover letter and other transepts to: Dr. David H. Wahl at d-wahl-at-illinois.edu or University of Illinois, 1816 S. Oak Street, Champaign, IL 61820, 217 728-4400 and to the INHS HR office at hroffice-at-inhs.illinois.edu.

Financial Assistantship:

Assistantship will be provided $20,700/yr including waiver of tuition

More Information:

http://wwx.inhs.illinois.edu/fieldstations/kbs/kbs-graduate-positions/

Contact Information:

Have any query you can email at d-wahl-at-illinois.edu

Moinian Professorship in Pre-modern Middle Eastern Cultures and Civilizations for PhD

Title: Moinian Professorship in Pre-modern Middle Eastern Cultures and Civilizations

Salary Range:  Not Known

Consideration Date: Open Until Filled

Brief Description:

The Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Cultures at Barnard College, Columbia University, seeks applications for the full-time tenure-track teacher and scholar for the Moinian Professorship in Pre-modern Middle Eastern Cultures and Civilizations. Candidates should demonstrate a broad interest in the history, cultures, and/or literature of the Middle East and related regions; discipline and geographic area of specialization are open.

Hosted By:

Barnard College is a private women’s liberal arts college in New York City. Founded in 1889 as a response to Columbia University’s refusal to admit women into their institution, it is the only women’s college in New York City today.

Eligibility:

  • Candidates should demonstrate a broad interest in the history, cultures, and/or literature of the Middle East; discipline and geographic area of specialization are open.
  • Strong preference for candidates with an established record of teaching and research and a mastery of the languages relevant to their specialization.
  • Ph.D. degree is required for the post

How to Apply:

Candidate must go through the given link to apply for this position:

https://careers.barnard.edu/login

Supporting Documents:

As part of your application, you must upload the following documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Writing Sample

More Information:

https://careers.barnard.edu/postings/3023

University of Iowa Developmental Psychopathology Lab Research Assistantship

Job/Position Title: Psychopathology Lab Conducts Research 

Salary Range:  Not known

Application Deadline: Ongoing

Brief Description:

The Iowa Center for Research by Undergraduate is glad to offer the Developmental Psychopathology Lab Conducts Research Assistantship to students in which how children develop behavior problems as well as positive adjustment. Through the program, students are a focus on the development of self-regulation skills and the consequences of children’s self-regulation skills for their school readiness.The goal of their lab is to improve understanding of how children develop behavior problems from a very early age of 3to7 years.

Hosted By:

The Iowa Center for Research by Undergraduates (ICRU) was created in 2006 as a collaboration between the Office of the Provost and the Office of the Vice President for Research. Through partnerships with various campus programs, combined with acceptance and validation from faculty, staff, students, and the university.

Eligibility:

Eligibility is given below:

  • The applicants are a two-semester commitment for three credit hours (9 hours/week of working in the lab, plus 1-hour weekly lab meeting) each semester is preferred.
  • Experience with young children is highly desirable.
  • Completion of introductory courses in research methods and statistics is desirable but not required.

How to Apply:

To apply, the applicant can submit an online application through the given link: https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6foZRkaDKfsPf49

Financial Aid:

  • Volunteer – with 0-credit hour registration for transcript recognition.
  • Academic Credit – as a 1to 4 credit hour independent study, graded A-F or pass/fail.

More Information:

https://uiowa.edu/icru/open-research-position-listings

Contact Information:

If you have questions, please contact the Developmental Psychopathology Lab at devpsy-lab-at-uiowa.edu

NC State University Research Assistantship for Graduate Degree

Anticipated Hiring Range: $48,000 – $52,000

Work Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Consideration Date: September 27, 2017

Brief Description:

The Department of Molecular Biomedical Sciences at NC State University is pleased to offer Research Assistantship. To eligible, the applicants must have a graduate degree in bioinformatics, bioengineering, or related field and relevant research experience. The Peng Lab uses systems approaches to better understand pathogen-host-microbiome interactions and microbial pathogenesis. The selected individual will understand the rationale for the research and will perform related experiments to test research hypotheses. Research duties will include working directly with experimental data sequencing data. The individual will perform various techniques to address scientific questions including analysis, integration, interpretation, and method development for large-scale sequencing datasets.

Hosted By:

The mission of the Department of Molecular Biomedical Sciences at North Carolina (NC) State University is to provide outstanding instruction and mentoring in the professional veterinary curriculum and graduate programs and to conduct basic and clinical biomedical research. The PengLab is housed in the College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) Research Building located at the NC State Biomedical Centennial Campus and is part of NC State Bioinformatics Research Center.

Eligibility:

  • Must have graduate degree in bioinformatics, bioengineering, or related field and relevant research experience
  • Departmental Required Skills:
  1. Prior relevant research experience.
  2. Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  3. Excellent organization skills with strong attention to detail.
  4. Ability to meet tight deadlines, goal oriented and high level of motivation
  5. Ability to work individually and as part of a team.
  6. Familiarity with deep sequencing data analysis software and data analysis
  7. Programming using Perl, R, C, Matlab, or Java
  8. Excellent science writing skills. Must be able to significantly contribute to grant and manuscript writing.
  • Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education:
  1. More in-depth knowledge and experience with deep sequencing data analysis related to infectious diseases and immunology.
  2. Research experience with complex immune genes.
  3. Demonstrated experience in publishing research findings in peer-reviewed journals
  4. P.hD. in Bioinformatics or similar quantitative fields

How to Apply:

To apply for the position, the applicants can submit application by creating an account, through the given link: https://jobs.ncsu.edu/login

Supporting Documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact Information for References

More Information:

https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/90799

Contact Information:

If you have any questions, contact Talent Solutions at (919) 515-2135 or employment-at-ncsu.edu for assistance.