The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) at the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology (IMET) seeks a post-doctoral scientist who has a Ph. D in Aquatic Invertebrates (crustaceans); Fish Biochemistry; Endocrinology; Molecular Biology or Bioinformatic Analysis. This is a NSF funded, one year position with the option for renewal, predicated on the availability of funding. The role of this position involves describing the functional roles of female specific hormone in crustacean sex differentiation; organizing experimental animals; conducting experiments; and analyzing data. Proposal and manuscript writing ability preferred. Among other shared responsibilities, this position will order supplies and arrange experiment services required. The successful candidate must be able to work independently, as well as be a team leader working with students and other laboratory staff.
The salary range is $40-45k, commensurate with experience, plus a competitive fringe benefits package, including health benefits, retirement, 22 days of annual leave, 14 sick leave and 3 personal leave days per year.
IMET is a joint University System of Maryland research institute capitalizing on the strengths of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, the University of Maryland Baltimore County and the University of Maryland Baltimore. IMET utilizes the research, training and technology transfer capabilities of these partner institutes to further its mission. IMET builds on the assets and capabilities of the former Center of Marine Biotechnology. IMET is located in Baltimore at the Inner Harbor and is a collaboration of three universities within Maryland, one being UMCES. Additional information about IMET and UMCES can be found at www.umces.edu.
To apply, please submit your CV, cover letter, and contact information for 3 references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications submitted by April 20, 2017 will receive priority consideration. Position is open until filled.
UMCES is an AA/EOE. Individuals with disabilities, veterans, women and minorities are encouraged to apply.