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Fellowship in Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior

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Academic Level:
Postdoc & Early Career

The Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior (EEB) program at Michigan State invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior.

The position is for two years, subject to review after one year, and will begin no later than September 1st, 2021. It has a starting annual salary of $60,000 plus benefits, as well as a research stipend of $8,000 per year. We encourage applications from candidates in any early-career stage, from finishing PhD students to current postdoctoral scholars.

The Fellow will be a fully participating member of EEB at MSU and will be expected to have a cutting-edge research program that bridges the interests of two or more EEB core faculty members. A list of possible faculty mentors can be found on our website.

Candidates should contact potential faculty mentors before applying, as sponsoring faculty will need to submit letters of support. The Fellow will also propose a community engagement initiative; possible ideas include (but are not limited to): a workshop on diversity, equity, and inclusion, professional development, or a technical research skill; a science communication or public engagement product or event; a public science initiative, a journal discussion group; curriculum development; etc.

Applications (including letters of reference) include: cover letter, CV, past and future research statement, community engagement proposal, DEI statement, and up to 2 publications, preprints, or manuscripts representative of the applicant's work. Additionally, applicants should have letters of support from 2 references and a single joint letter from the proposed EEB sponsors.
accepts non-us citizens

Participating Institution(s):
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Michigan State University (Lead)

Program Materials:
 • Postdoc Website this link takes you to a different website

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Aquatic & Fisheries Sciences
Conservation Biology & Wildlife
Ecology & Evolution
Environmental Sciences
Genetics & Genomics
Molecular Biology
Plant Sciences

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This program is funded by:
National Science Foundation (NSF)

Page last updated 3/11/2024
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