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Therese Markow tmarkow at mail.arl.arizona.edu
Wed Nov 14 14:27:09 EST 2001

Research Associate (5 openings)
Center for Insect Science
University of Arizona

Postdoctoral Excellence in Research and Teaching (PERT) offers up to three
years of support to outstanding candidates seeking advanced research
training in insect science and preparation for the additional demands of an
academic career. PERT trainees may select from among over forty faculty
research mentors representing a broad range of insect science disciplines:
genetics, biochemistry, neurobiology, ecology, evolutionary biology,
molecular/cellular biology, entomology, physiology, behavior. During the
three-year research training period, each trainee will participate in a two
semester pedagogy program. Trainees will receive preparation in additional
areas such as the job application process, grantsmanship, and how to balance
research, teaching and service during the tenure and promotion process.
Funded through the NIH, the starting salary is $30,000, with an annual
allowance of $5,000 for research and $1,000 for travel. Each trainee will
have exclusive use of a laptop computer. Additional information about the
Center for Insect Science and the PERT program is available at
<http://cis.arl.arizona.edu/index.html>. Applicants must have a Ph.D. and be
U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Applicants should have no more than
four previous years of postdoctoral experience. Each application must
include a three page research proposal developed with the intended Center
for Insect Science research mentor, a statement of how participation in the
PERT program will advance the applicant's career goals, plus a CV and three
letters of reference to PERT, Center for Insect Science, PO Box 210106,
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721-0106. Review of applications will
begin November 30, 2001 for appointments beginning August 2002, and will
continue until positions are filled. The University of Arizona is an
EEO/AA-M/W/D/V Employer.

Therese Ann Markow
Regents Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
BioSciencesWest #310
University of Arizona
Tucson, Arizona 85721

tmarkow at arl.arizona.edu
520 621 3323  Office
520 626 2772 Laboratory
520 626 3522 Fax



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