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Postdoctoral position in primate comparative genomics - Department of Anthropology, Washington University in St. Louis

By Ed Hagen

Our approach is multifaceted, combining laboratory and field-based work with computational biology. Individuals with skills and experience relevant to bioinformatic analysis are especially encouraged to apply. This is a 12-month appointment, beginning September 1, 2014, with the possibility of a one-year extension. Candidates must have a PhD in hand at the time of appointment. Interested applicants should send a CV, a list of three referees, and a letter of application stating research interests, a detailed summary of relevant skills and expertise, and career goals by email to the PI, Amanda Melin – amelin@wustl.edu. Please use the subject heading “Primate …Read More at the AAPA website

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Postdoctoral Research Associate in Biomechanics of Ape Locomotion and Hand Use

By Ed Hagen

The post-holder will be working on a project entitled “GRASP, The Evolution of the Human Hand: Grasping trees and tools” led by Dr Kivell and funded by a European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant. The applicant will be expected to fulfill a specific research objective investigating bonobo arboreal locomotion within a larger collaborative project on the evolution of the human hand:http://www.kent.ac.uk/sac/research/projects/tk_graspevolution.html).

For a full description of the position and submission of the application, see the link below:
http://jobs.kent.ac.uk/fe/tpl_kent01.asp?s=4A515F4E5A565B1A&jobid=38251,2387525413&key=39381191&c=714898235614&pagestamp=seinfpuuitbjerakkh

Application deadline is March 3, 2014. Position to begin June 2014 or as soon as possible thereafter.

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Professional Research Assistant in Laboratory for Endocrinology and Growth Studies, Department of Anthropology, University of Colorado Boulder

By Ed Hagen

Minimum Qualifications:
Candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biology, or a related field, and a minimum of two years experience with enzyme immunoassay. The minimum degree required for this position is B.A/B.S. and the position will require a minimum of two years of experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with hormone assay development and validation is preferred, as is prior work with nutrition and global health.

The employee will work at 100 percent effort for 1-3 years with the possibility of continuation. The salary range will be $36,000-$40,000, depending on experience and qualifications.

Questions regarding this opportunity should be directed via email to:
Robin Bernstein, Ph.D.
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From: Professional Research Assistant in Laboratory for Endocrinology and Growth Studies, Department of Anthropology, University of Colorado Boulder

San Francisco Community College District temporary Biological Sciences Instructor

By Ed Hagen

Posting Number: 0130121
Filing Deadline (All postings close at 4:00 PM): 09-05-2014
Job Type: Faculty – Part-Time Pool
Examples of Duties:

1. Teach lecture/lab sections in Biology courses that are typically taught at City College of San Francisco such as Human Anatomy, Biological Anthropology, Botany, Cell and Molecular Biology, Ecology, General Biology, Human Biology, Genetics, Microbiology, Nutrition, Human Physiology, and Zoology (See Application Procedure #1).

2. Teach day, evening, and/or Saturday classes at any District Campus as part of assigned work load.

3. Participate in on-going biology curriculum development, including the upgrading of course outlines, student learning objectives and development of …Read More at the AAPA website

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UC Davis Lecturer with Potential for Security of Employment

By Ed Hagen

They will also be expected to play a leadership role in the scholarship of teaching and learning, working with other faculty to develop, implement and assess new pedagogical initiatives. Qualified applicants must have a Ph.D. in physiology or related disciplines, preferably with postdoctoral training. Other preferred qualifications include documented success in some or all of the following areas as related to life sciences education: teaching large undergraduate classes, use of evidence based teaching practices, use of modern instructional technology including virtual models, ability to identify and develop effective teaching strategies for diverse student populations, conducting life sciences education research, especially …Read More at the AAPA website

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