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Population Geneticist, University of Alaska Fairbanks

john demboski ftjrd at aurora.alaska.edu
Sat Dec 12 11:49:22 EST 1998

Expiration Date:  8 February 1999

Position Announcement
Population Geneticist

     The Department of Biology and Wildlife and Institute of Arctic
Biology at the University of Alaska Fairbanks seek a qualified candidate
for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Population Genetics (available
15 August 1999).

     The successful candidate will be expected to establish a vigorous
research program complementing departmental strengths in molecular
evolution, systematics, population biology, quantitative biology, and
wildlife ecology. This individual could exploit numerous research
opportunities in Alaska including collaborations with state and federal
agencies to address conservation issues in pristine and modified
environments. Available facilities (http://mercury.bio.uaf.edu) include:
core DNA laboratory, spatial ecology laboratory, supercomputer, large
collections of frozen tissues at the UA Museum, and a modern greenhouse.
Applicants should be able to apply molecular methods to problems of
variation within and among populations.

     The teaching component (two courses/year) includes undergraduate
and graduate courses in the areas of genetics, population genetics,
conservation biology, or evolution.

     Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Biology or related field
(post-doctoral experience preferred). For full consideration, materials
must be received by 8 February 1999. Send complete curriculum vitae,
statement of research and teaching interests, reprints, and three
letters of reference to: Joe Cook, Chair, Population Genetics Search,
Department of Biology and Wildlife, University of Alaska Fairbanks,
Fairbanks, Alaska, 99775-6100. ffjac at uaf.edu (907) 474-6946, FAX (907)
474-6716. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University
of Alaska is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Aaction Employer and
Educational Institution.

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