Postdoctoral position available
Evolution of male biased gene expression in Drosophila
This position is available for 18 months in the laboratory of Christian
Schlotterer. Applicants should have a strong background in molecular
genetics. Candidates familiar with molecular evolution and/or population
genetics and genomic databases are particularly encouraged to apply.
The successful candidate will have close interaction with
bioinformaticians, population geneticists and developmental biologists
in the group.
Current members of the laboratory come from Austria, France, Germany,
Italy, India and Scotland. The laboratory operates bilingually, allowing
non-German speaking researchers to integrate easily.
Vienna provides a stimulating scientific environment with a number of
research groups focusing on population genetics and evolutionary
biology: Reinhard Burger, Ulf Dieckmann, Dustin Penn, Karl Sigmund,
Peter Schuster and Claus Vogl. Apart from good science, Vienna also
offers an active cultural life (2 operas, 2 world class concert houses,
numerous museums and the famous coffee houses), excellent public
transport, excellent schools, numerous museums, and attractive outdoor
recreation opportunities (alps are close by and you can sail within the
Further questions and applications should be directed to Christian
Schlotterer (Christian.schloetterer at vu-wien.ac.at). The position is
available immediately; however, the starting date is flexible.