Biology Postdoc

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Work type: Limited Term Full Time
Location: Swarthmore
Categories: Staff

The Biology department at Swarthmore College is soliciting applications for a postdoctoral researcher who will conduct research under the supervision of Associate Prof. Eva-Maria Collins in the field of biological physics. This NSF-funded position is for a research project aimed at deciphering how asexual planarians can generate population diversity. The research combines theoretical biophysics with bioinformatics and experimental molecular and cellular biology. Interdisciplinary trained applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will have opportunities to work closely with undergraduate students at Swarthmore and faculty, postdoc and student collaborators at UCSD and the University of Pennsylvania. Applicants should have a PhD in Physics, Biophysics, Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Bioengineering, or a related field, and demonstrated experience in theoretical biophysics or bioinformatics. Prior experience and/or explicit interest of mentoring undergraduate students is preferred.

To apply, candidates should submit their application materials, including a Cover letter, CV, research statement, and emails of three references.

This is a one year limited term position. This position offers a competitive benefits package and paid time off.  Click here to view employee testimonials and learn about what it’s like to be a part of the Swarthmore community.

Located in the immediate suburbs of Philadelphia and just 20 miles from Wilmington DE, Swarthmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college whose mission combines academic rigor with social responsibility. Swarthmore College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world. Swarthmore College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. 

Applications will be considered immediately and on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Please feel free to contact Eva-Maria directly with any questions.

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