Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Postdoctoral Research Positions in Demography and Genetics

Posted: 11/14/2017 (Employment)

The Institute of Behavioral Science and the Institute for Behavioral Genetics recently received a T32 training grant from NIA to train pre and post-doctoral candidates in Demography and Genetics (T32AG052371). The Institute is currently searching for two post-doctoral positions that will begin early or late Summer, 2018. These candidates will work with faculty in the IBS/IBG training program at the intersection of demographic and genetic research and will train in methods and substance in both areas. Each position is for a two-year period at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Candidates will be expected to participate in weekly research meetings, participate in graduate level training in demography and statistical genetics, attend and present at the annual meetings of the Population Association of America and the Behavior Genetics Association, and contribute to new and ongoing projects one or both research institutes. Candidates must have received, as of the beginning date of the appointment, a PhD, MD or comparable doctoral degree from an accredited domestic or foreign institution. Documentation by an authorized official of the degree-granting institution certifying all degree requirements have been met prior to the beginning date of training is acceptable. The University of Colorado is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Please submit the following to Jessica LaRue (Jessica.LaRue@Colorado.EDU) as one complete .pdf file with your last name_first name.pdf as the name of the document (e.g., boardman_jason.pdf) :

  1. Cover letter: please provide a brief description of your research interests and training in genetics or demography or both.
  2. List of references (name and email is sufficient).
  3. CV

Review of materials will begin at the end of January, 2018 but applicants are encouraged to submit their materials as soon as possible.

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Location: University of Colorado, Boulder