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Postdoctoral position available at Stony Brook University, NY, USA

We are seeking to hire a highly qualified person for a postdoctoral position in the ecology and demography of an emergent plant invasion in New York State. The postdoctoral researcher will be working with Drs. Jessica Gurevitch, Catherine Graham (both at Stony Brook University), and Norma Fowler (University of Texas) on an NSF-sponsored project entitled: " Demographic heterogeneity at landscape scales in an emergent invasive species, Centaurea stoebe, in New York State."

Responsibilities include carrying out fieldwork in the Adirondack Mountains and on Long Island, NY, data compilation, analysis, and modeling, coordination of student researchers and research assistants, and preparing  and submitting  papers for publication.  Research experience with ecological  fieldwork on plants, data management and statistical analysis required.  Record of publications, and experience with GIS mapping and modeling are highly desirable.
The position will be available for 1 year, with a possible renewal for an additional year, in the Department of  Ecology and Evolution at Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY.  Ph.D.  must be completed at the time of submission of application. The starting  salary will be $42,000 plus benefits.  Members of groups under-represented  in Ecology are particularly encouraged to apply.  Applications should be  received by January 20.
Stony Brook University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Application Procedure: Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and cover  letter describing their research experience, interests and career goals, and  fill out a job application online at:
Postdoctoral Associate (7069) Search
look for Submit Resume link under Resources box at bottom of page (below posting date)
Please have two letters of reference sent to:
Mrs. Donna DiGiovanni
Postdoctoral Position in Invasive Plant Demography
Department of Ecology and Evolution
Life Sciences Building, Room 650
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-5245
Please contact Jessica Gurevitch  or  Catherine Graham,  if you have questions about  the position.

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