Research Associate Position in Evolutionary Morphology of Marine
Heterotrophic Flagellates

A six-month, full-time Research Associate position is available in the
Botany Department at The University of British Columbia. This position
will provide high-level electron microscopy and group support for
projects that examine the evolutionary morphology of marine
heterotrophic flagellates.

The successful applicant must have a PhD in a relevant field and at
least 6 years of postdoctoral research training at the highest
international standards relating to comparative protistology, marine
biology, molecular phylogenetics and transmission electron microscopy.
The applicant must be skilled at single-cell TEM approaches, serial
sectioning, scientific illustration and the cultivation of anaerobic
microbial eukaryotes. The successful applicant must also have
demonstrated the capacity to publish on the comparative ultrastructure
of marine heterotrophic flagellates in top-level scientific journals in
the field. Additional responsibilities include the presentation of
research findings at conferences, continued publication of research,
and assistance with the day-to-day training of other research

Applicants should e-mail, no later than November 30, 2016, a curriculum
vitae, a concise statement of research interests, the names of three
referees and copies of two representative publications as a single PDF
Dr. Brian Leander
Department of Botany

This position will begin on March 1, 2017 and will be for six months.
UBC hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and
diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from
visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with
disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender
identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively
engage with diverse communities. All qualified persons are encouraged
to apply. Canadians and Permanent Residents of Canada will be given

Brian Leander <>

Share with your networks
Scroll to Top