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Postdoctoral Position in Marine Ecology at Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA

The new James H. Oliver Jr. Institute for Coastal Plain Science (ICPS) at Georgia Southern University invites applications for a 1-year (with potential for renewal for up to 1.5 additional years) visiting postdoctoral position in Marine Ecology. The successful candidate will work closely with Daniel Gleason, Director of the ICPS, on projects focused primarily on recruitment processes of benthic marine invertebrates in both temperate and tropical reef systems. The ideal candidate will have significant field experience in marine systems. In addition, previous experience with molecular genetic protocols involving DNA extraction and PCR amplification and/or analytical methods such as HPLC is highly preferred. Scuba diving experience with AAUS training (or equivalent) is required. The successful candidate will participate in all aspects of project planning and logistics and will work closely with graduate and undergraduate research students.
 
 The starting date for this position is 6 January 2014, with an annual salary of $40,000 plus benefits. Applications, in pdf format, should be submitted to Daniel Gleason (dgleason@georgiasouthern.edu) and should include 1) a CV, 2) the names and contact information for three references, and 3) a cover letter explaining the candidate‚Äôs interest in the position and overall research aims and accomplishments. Applications submitted by 31 October 2013, will receive full consideration.