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- The successful candidate will integrate evolutionary and ecological studies on Hawaiian faunal biodiversity in neuroethological or neuroecological research, with insight into the comparative neurobiology of animal behavior. S/he will engage in transdisciplinary scholarly activities, creative endeavors, and collaborative projects with other PBRC faculty, participate in work force development, and attract federal funds to lead a research team consistent with the high standards of the Pacific Biosciences Research Center.
- Ph.D. in a biological science or related discipline.
- At least 3 years of postdoctoral research experience with publications in reputable refereed journals.
- Track record integrating research across disciplines including cell biology, neurobiology, ethology, evolutionary biology, ecology or invasion biology.
- Proven ability to forge dynamic collaborations with peers and attract extramural research funding.
- Must be willing to develop a research program revolving around Hawaiian (terrestrial, freshwater or marine) fauna that will contribute to understanding Hawaii’s natural biodiversity or the invasive species representing threats to biodiversity in Hawaii.
- Experience and/or interest in training high school, undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral students.
- Same as Assitant Researcher, with four years of experience at the rank of assistant researcher or comparable.
- Evidence of an established research program and successful grantsmanship
- Broad research experience with multiple taxa and ability to interact with a wide range of intellectual and practical approaches.
- Demonstrated activity or strong interest in biodiversity.
- Ability to incorporate comparative and functional genomics and bioinformatics into their research.
- Independent research experience in a marine laboratory or biological field station environment.
- Expertise in the translation of empirical research into management priorities/practices
- Same as Assistant Researcher.
- Senior level candidates are expected to have current federal or other major extramural funding for their research and demonstrated success in the research training of students.
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