Postdoctoral Fellowship in Biodiversity Genomics from the Smithsonian Institution
The Smithsonian Institution seeks collaborative research proposals in Biodiversity Genomics, involving comparative genomic approaches such as phylogenomics, population genomics, metagenomics or transcriptomics, and bioinformatics analysis. The stipend for postdoctoral and senior fellows is US$55 thousand per year. Applicants must propose to conduct research in-residence for a period of 12 to 24 months. Applicants contact Smithsonian’s staff members (find link in the announcement) to identify potential advisors, and to determine the feasibility of their proposed research. The fellowship programme is open to qualified applicants worldwide. All applications must be submitted by 01 November 2021.
Applicants should possess a Ph.D. in a biological or computational discipline, demonstrate a strong publication record and ability to conduct independent research. Proficiency in genome assembly, annotation, and phylogenomic methods as well as a standard programming language such as Python, and experience using a High-Performance Computing Cluster is desired.
All applications must be submitted by November 1, 2021 11:59 PM EST through SOLAA. Notification of decisions will be made the first week in March.