POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW in Food Web Ecology
One year position available in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Windsor (Windsor, Ontario, Canada), starting no later than April 1, 2010.
We are seeking a highly motivated candidate to study the role of climate and trophic level diversity changes on the stability of food webs using a greenhouse vegetable-insect model system. Researchers from University of Windsor, Laval, Montreal and Simon Fraser University are conducting experimental manipulations of climate and trophic diversity to measure changes in species interactions and population dynamics at multiple spatial scales. The candidate will conduct food web experiments testing the role of diversity changes on individuals (small spatial scales), populations (medium spatial scale) and metapopulations (large spatial scale). The candidate should have an interest in modelling. The candidate must hold a PhD with experience in a relevant area.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter describing their research experience and interests and future research plans, a curriculum vitae including a list of publications and copies of 2-5 publications. Applicants should include names and e-mail addresses for three academic referees. Applicants should also indicate the date they will be available to begin the position. When evaluating the application, emphasis will be given to the applicant’s academic and personal prerequisites to carry out the project. All application materials must be submitted as PDF's in a single email to: Sherah VanLaerhoven firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants may be called for an interview. Review of applications will begin 15 February 2010 and continue until the position is filled. Further information about the VanLaerhoven lab and its research can be found at http://www.uwindsor.ca/users/v/vanlaerh/main.nsf
Volunteer or Work-Study Opportunities
Each semester we hire up to 10 work-study students. Please visit the Student Awards & Financial Aid webpage to view specific job advertisements. There are always opportunities for volunteer work to get involved with research. Please contact Dr. VanLaerhoven (email@example.com) for these opportunities
GRADUATE student opportunities
I currently have openings for 1 doctoral student and 2 masters students for September 2010. Interested students should send a curriculum vitae, transcripts and letters of reference to Dr. VanLaerhoven for consideration.
UNDERGRADUATE research projects
There are always research opportunities in the VanLaerhoven lab for undergraduate research projects. Please contact Dr. VanLaerhoven (firstname.lastname@example.org) for these opportunities