We are hiring a strong leader and scientist to run crucial projects under a $1.2M NSF award. The successful applicant will be in a central supervisory role within a research team, assisting and organizing high-quality research, and working with plants and insects. This position is for someone with a Ph.D., though we will consider those with other degrees (and 3+ years project management experience) as well.

The person in this position will be in charge of the smooth running of the laboratory and will be interfacing frequently with the PI and students. We care about the people on our team, and all positions involve opportunities to for career development. Previous experience in evolutionary biology, ecology, and/or animal behavior is a plus, but not required.  Previous experience working with invertebrates is strongly desired. 

Please write “Research Scientist Application” in the subject line. We will start considering applications on May 9th, 2023, though we will accept applications on a rolling basis until the position is filled. The start date is August 15, 2023, the salary starts at $50,000 plus benefits. Funding has been secured for this position for three years, though it may be possible to extend the appointment beyond this time.

What matters most is well-developed leadership skills, excellent communication, a positive attitude, and dedication to learn. ​To apply, download a copy of the application document and send it along with your CV, cover letter, and contact information for three references to ​Dr. Miller, cwmiller@ufl.edu.

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