We have a post doc position available.
*Evolution and systematics of Sphaerodoridae*
The NTNU Museum of Natural History and Archaeology has an available Post
doc position in biosystematics. The post doc will have a lead role in a
project on evolution and systematics in marine bristle worms: *Evolution
and systematics of Sphaerodoridae (Polychaeta)*. The project will be
conducted by an international team of researchers: Post doc candidate,
Torkild Bakken, Maite Aguado and Fredrik Pleijel.
We would like to hire a post doc candidate with the following
* Hold a PhD degree in biosystematics (taxonomy and systematics) at
the time of application.
* Can document experience in phylogenetic analyses (molecular and
* Can document skills in the molecular lab.
* Ability to publish in international peer-reviewed journals.
* Experience in polychaete taxonomy.
The project will apply classical taxonomic descriptions and revisions,
phylogenetic analyses of morphological and molecular characters, and
evolutionary history applying a multigene approach. Applicants must in
their application include a project description including a time frame
and outline of methods to reach the project aims. *A project outline is
available upon request*.
*The position is available for three years* from the time of employment.
There will be 33% duty work where the main task will be curatorial work
in the Museum's marine invertebrate collections. Depending on the
candidate's qualifications some teaching in biosystematics may be
included as part of the duty work.
*Salary*: Post doctors follow code 1352, grade 57-76, gross NOK 438 500
to NOK 630 200 per annum (before tax). Post doctors are normally
remunerated at wage level 57. There will be a 2 % deduction to the
Norwegian Public Service Pension Found from gross salary.
All applications shall include certified copies of academic transcripts
and CV with a list of publications, and scientific papers the applicant
want to be evaluated, and be submitted electronically through this page
(reference no. VM 2011/16281), http://www.jobbnorge.no/job.aspx?jobid=79516*
*Full advertisement is available on the same site. *Application
deadline: 3 January 2012.*
Please take contact if you are interested.
Torkild Bakken Dr scient.
Associate professor/Head of Section
Museum of Natural History and Archaeology
Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
Phone: +47 73 59 23 82
Mobile: +47 911 11 179
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