The Valle lab in the School of Forest Resources and Conservation at the
University of Florida ( is now accepting
applications for a PhD and a Post-doctoral position. These positions will
focus on the development of novel Bayesian methods to understand how
anthropogenic drivers alter biodiversity patterns. To do this, we will
integrate data from ecological networks (e.g., food webs), phylogenetics,
functional traits, and community composition. This NSF funded project offers
a unique opportunity to work with a highly interdisciplinary team that
includes a Community Ecologist, applied Bayesian Statistician, Computational
Phylogeneticist, and Computer Scientist.

Qualifications: Qualified applicants will have:

a) a degree in Ecology (or other related fields) with prior experience with
Bayesian models; or

b) a degree in Statistics (or other related fields) with strong interest in

We expect applicants to be highly motivated, independent, enthusiastic, have
proficiency in computer programming (e.g., R, MatLab, C++) and successful
ability to communicate research results (i.e., publications and oral

Salary: $20,000/year (PhD) or $44,000/year (post-doc) plus fringe benefits

Start Date: Flexible, but ideally between January 1, 2016 and September 1,

How to Apply:

Applicants should send the following information with the subject line
« postdoc position » or « PhD position » to [email protected]

– One page cover letter describing your research experience, interests, and

– CV

– Contact information for three academic references

***The application deadline is January 25, 2016***

The University of Florida is an equal employment and affirmative action
employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity,
color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin,
disability status or protected veteran status.

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