Postdoctoral in Population Biology, University of California, Davis, USA

The Center for Population Biology at U. C. Davis invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Population Biology, broadly defined to include ecology, phylogenetics, comparative biology, population genetics, and evolution. We particularly encourage applications from candidates that have recently completed their PhD.

The position is for two years, subject to review after one year, and can begin as early as 1 July 2008. It has an annual salary of $38,000 plus benefits, and $6,000 per annum in research support. The Fellow will be a fully participating member in the Center for Population Biology and will be expected to have an independent research program that bridges the interests of two or more CPB research groups. We strongly encourage candidates to contact appropriate faculty sponsors before applying. For more information about UCD programs in population biology, see

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, a short (1-2 page) description of research accomplishments, and a short (1-2 page) description of proposed research including potential faculty mentors, and copies of two publications at all as PDFs. We require 3 letters of recommendation.

The referees you list in the online application will receive an automatic notification from our system instructing them how to directly upload letters to our website. Refer to the on-line instructions for further information. For full consideration, applications should be received by November 23, 2007.