Postdoctoral Researcher in Comparative Biomechanics and Functional Morpholog
Ball State University
Department of Biology
Postdoctoral Researcher in Comparative Biomechanics and Functional Morphology
Ball State University
The Ball State University Department of Biology is seeking a Postdoctoral Researcher in Comparative Biomechanics and Functional Morphology.
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Position Function: The successful candidate will conduct biomechanical experiments and collect detailed morphological data of arboreal lizards as they grow from hatchling to adult-size.
Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in biology, biomechanics, functional morphology, engineering, or a related field.
Minimum Other: At least one year of research experience in a university setting.
Preferred Qualifications: Strong experimental skills related to the fields of functional morphology and/or biomechanics. Excellent scientific communication skills demonstrated through a strong record of peer-reviewed publications and conference presentations. Strong collaborative skills for working well in a team environment. Self-motivated with a desire to develop/improve effective mentorship skills. Proficiency in computer programming/statistical software (e.g. R, Matlab, Python).
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/34360
Include the following documents with your application: resume and cover letter addressed to: Hiring Manager. The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earner is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through March 8, 2023.
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