Illinois Natural History Survey, a division of the Prairie Research Institute
University of Illinois
Postdoctoral Research Associate Position Announcement
Position: Postdoctoral Research Associate, 2 years, full-time, 100% (12 month basis) with benefits.
Employer: Illinois Natural History Survey (INHS), Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois.
Responsibilities: The successful applicant will conduct a research plan of their design (see Application process). A fund of $5000 per year is available for research expenses.
Qualifications: Applicant must have earned a Ph.D. by the start date of the position and within the last five years. Scientists whose research interests fit within those of the Illinois Natural History Survey are particularly encouraged to apply.
Availability and Salary: Start date negotiable, but expected before Dec. 31, 2014. Salary $42,000 per year. Benefits: vacation and sick leave and holidays. State Health, Dental and Life Insurance.
Application process: Candidates should develop a 2-year research plan (maximum 3 single spaced pages, not including references) for research at the Illinois Natural History Survey. Preference will be given to applicants who develop a strong research plan that merits additional and continued external funding. Research plans that build on existing INHS research strengths by adding new directions or new analytical techniques are encouraged. Applicants must contact a research sponsor (http://wwx.inhs.illinois.edu/opportunities/postdoc-sponsors/list/) at the Illinois Natural History Survey in advance of the application. Identification of a willing host research sponsor must be included as part of the application. A curriculum vitae must also be included with the application. Applicants should arrange for two letters of recommendation to be sent (in addition to the sponsor letter). All requested information must be submitted by January 31, 2014 to receive full consideration.
Applications must be submitted electronically to email@example.com
For further information please contact Angela Young, Human Resources, Illinois Natural History Survey, 217-244-7793, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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