Postdoctoral Fellow in Landscape Ecology - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States


Detailed Job Description

Job ID:  2819

A Postdoctoral Fellow in Landscape Ecology is available at Miami University, Oxford, OH.


To conduct research on insect biodiversity, species interactions, and ecosystem services in multiple habitats within agricultural and exurban landscapes in SW Ohio.  The position would also involve supervision of students in the field and laboratory, and the analysis of biodiversity and land-use data.  The postdoctoral fellow would teach one course in introductory ecology.  The position is available for one year beginning August 1, 2016, with the possibility of a one-year extension, depending on performance and funding availability.  

Minimum Qualifications

PhD in biology, ecology, environmental science, or related area; field research experience with insect biodiversity or community interactions; and experience with statistical analysis using the R programming language.  

Preferred Qualifications

Additional desired qualifications include experience in statistical analysis using spatial methods, and geographic information systems using ArcGIS.  

Special Instructions to Applicant

For more information, contact Thomas Crist (email:, Professor and Chair, Department of Biology, Miami University.

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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Employment Type:Post-Doc and Graduate Assistants
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Post - Doctorate
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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