Offre de post-doc : Honey bee genomics and molecular neuroscience, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Application Review started 8 November 2021 but position will remain open until filledThe Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology (IGB) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) seeks a Postdoctoral Research Associate as part of a project using honey bees, genomics, comparative genomics, and molecular neuroscience to advance our understanding of the mechanisms and evolution of eusociality. Research approaches will include apiculture, lab and field work, behavior, genomics, molecular biology, and statistical analyses.The project is based in the laboratory of Professor Gene Robinson at the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology (IGB) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. A successful candidate will be able to work independently, as well as collaboratively within the Robinson laboratory and the Gene Networks in Neural & Developmental Plasticity Research Theme in the IGB.Required Qualifications: • A Ph.D. or the equivalent in entomology, evolutionary biology, genetics, genomics, neuroscience, or related field • Experience with lab and field work, particularly with honey bee biology and animal behavior • Strong English writing and oral communication skills • Strong organizational skills • Ability to work in a collaborative environmentStrong candidates will also possess the following attributes: • A proven record of publishing research • Experience with genomics and bioinformatics • Strong statistical skills • Creativity, independence, and the desire to learnApplication Instructions:Interested candidates should email a single pdf file with “Honey Bee Genomics application” in the subject line containing 1) a statement of research experience, interests and career goals, 2) curriculum vitae including complete publication list, and 3) names, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers for three references to: Gene Robinson, generobi@illinois.edu. Review of applications began November 8, 2021, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.Full application details are at: https://www.igb.illinois.edu/sites/default/files/uploads/Postdoctoral%20Research%20Associate_Robinson_HoneyBeeGenomics_2021_Final.pdf

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