POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE in Avian Parasitology / Toxicology
at The Institute of Environmental and Human Health, Texas Tech University
Start Date: 11/01/2013.
Description: We desire a post-doctoral research associate that has experience with avian parasitology and possibly toxicology to assist us in a large-scale project to evaluate the role of contaminants and/or parasitic infections on avian populations. The individual selected should have outstanding credentials in interdisciplinary research and the ability to work in the field and laboratory on avian research issues. Desired would be strong analytical skills, field and laboratory skills with avian wildlife, a strong desire and ability for publication, and the willingness to work in an interdisciplinary team in a very aggressive mode of operation to address a complex environmental issue.
Contact Person: RONALD J. KENDALL, Ph.D. (PH: 806.834.4552, EM: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Ph.D. in parasitology/wildlife biology/biology or environmental science.
Experience in field and laboratory research, particularly involving birds.
Strong analytical and computer skills, laboratory and field experience in wildlife biology, parasitology and/or environmental toxicology.
Strong publication skills and the ability to work with the research team to develop new research proposals as the research continues to unfold with new discoveries.