Postdoc position in the Barott lab at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia USA, starting winter 2020.

Postdoc position in the Barott lab at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia USA, starting winter 2020.
*Influence of environmental pH exposure and thermal sensitivity on coral physiology.*
The goal of this project is to explore how exposure of corals to different seawater pH dynamics on the reef interacts with coral bleaching susceptibility to affect coral resilience to climate change stress from  the organismal to the cellular scale. The postdoc will be involved in all aspects of this research, which will include a combination of field work in Hawaii, mesocosm experiments, organismal physiology and confocal microscopy. The successful candidate will be expected to disseminate project results through public outreach, presentation at scientific conferences, and journal publications. This postdoctoral position is for one year starting in winter 2020, with possibility for renewal.
Applicants must hold a PhD in Biology, Physiology, or a related field prior to the start date and have a record of peer-reviewed publications. Experience with coral or invertebrate physiology, marine fieldwork, cell biology, and ocean acidification are highly desired. Interested candidates should send a single .pdf document including the following: 1) a cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae (CV), 3) one-page statement of research interests, 4) copy of PhD transcript, and 5) the names and contact information of 3 references (one must be PhD advisor) to: kbarott@sas.upenn.edu.
Additional information on research in the Barott lab can be found at http://www.barottlab.com and the Biology Department at UPenn: http://www.bio.upenn.edu/.
Katie L. Barott, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biology
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104

 

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