Postdoctoral Research Associate in Evolutionary Genomics

Saint Louis University
Job Location: 
Saint Louis
commensurate with experience


Job Description: 

A postdoctoral position is available in the Casola Lab at Saint Louis
University. Current research interests in the lab include gene duplication
and gene deletion in eukaryotes, comparative and population genomics
of allelic and interlocus gene conversion, and the origin of genomic
novelties from transposable elements. The postdoc will have flexibility
to work on projects in my lab that are of interest and will be expected to
present and publish results. More details on active projects in the lab
are available online at

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in computational biology, evolutionary
genetics/genomics, molecular evolution or a related field. Experience
in comparative genome-wide analyses, next-gen sequencing data, and
bioinformatic programming are preferred. Programming skills in either
perl, python, or other languages suitable for bioinformatic analyses are
required. This is a one-year position renewable depending on performance
and external funding. A starting salary will be commensurate with
experience and benefits are included. The position is open immediately
and the start date is negotiable.

All applications must be made online at Applicants
should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information
for three references (name, address, phone number and email). Only
electronic applications will be considered. Please send any questions
about the position, expectation or requirements to Claudio Casola

Saint Louis University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity
employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

Contact Information: 

Claudio Casola, Ph.D.
St. Louis University
Assistant Professor
Department of Biology
Macelwane Hall, Room 208
Phone: (314) 977-3909
Fax: (314) 977-3658