Ancient Mariners or Recent Stowaways?
NERC-funded postdoc to investigate seabird-louse cospeciation in multiple clades of seabirds
Rod Page PI (email@example.com)
A three year postdoc is available in Rod Page's lab to study seabird-louse cospeciation in multiple clades of seabirds. The provisional start date is October 1, 2004. The aims of the research are:
Full details of the project can be found in the grant proposal (PDF format).
Ideally you combine experience with molecular techniques (extraction, PCR, DNA sequencing), an interest in phylogenetic methodology, and evolution in general. Experience working with insects is desirable, but not essential (but be warned, lice can be difficult buggers to work with).
Full details on how to apply are available from the University
Personnel Sevices Department.