Biodiversity Informatics and Data Science Postdoctoral Fellowship

University of British Columbia


Job Class
College Non Bargaining

Job Profile
Postdoctoral Analysis Fellow

Job Title
Biodiversity Informatics and Knowledge Science Postdoctoral Fellowship

Analysis Help Biodiversity Analysis Centre College of Science

Compensation Vary
$1.00 – $500,000.00 CAD Month-to-month

Posting Finish Date
January 8, 2024

Be aware: Functions can be accepted till 11:59 PM on the day previous to the Posting Finish Date above.

Job Finish Date

Apr 30, 2026

The anticipated pay for this place is $5,416.66/month.

Biodiversity Informatics and Knowledge Science 2-year postdoctoral fellowship within the UBC Biodiversity Analysis Centre (2024-2026)

The UBC Biodiversity Analysis Centre is made up of over 90 school members with pursuits in ecology, evolution, systematics, biodiversity and conservation. We invite functions for extremely motivated postdoctoral fellows curious about biodiversity science with a selected emphasis on bioinformatics and/or information science. Choice can be given to candidates with daring concepts, demonstrated analysis capacity, and robust communication abilities. The profitable candidate can be anticipated to conduct unique analysis on core issues in biodiversity, foster interactions inside the Centre, probably help in instructing an annual bioinformatics workshop and the event of an related on-line useful resource, and take a management position in Centre actions together with the annual retreat committee. Postdoctoral fellows funded by the Biodiversity Analysis Centre sometimes work together with a number of lab teams, and are a useful resource for graduate college students with related analysis pursuits. Candidates are welcome to contact potential collaborating labs within the Centre to inquire about present and potential analysis actions, however it isn’t mandatory to use to work with a particular school member.

Beginning date: 1 Might 2024 (negotiable)

Wage: $65,000 per 12 months and advantages (together with prolonged well being and dental protection)

Analysis funds: $7,000 per 12 months

Mandatory {qualifications}: Candidates will need to have obtained, or count on to finish, their doctoral diploma in ecology, evolution or a associated discipline no later than Might 1 2024, and be capable to show a stable scientific background as evidenced by publication document and analysis assertion. Most well-liked abilities will embrace information science strategies equivalent to use of command line, excessive efficiency computation, information administration abilities, and programming in R. People additionally should be inside 5 years following the completion of their Ph.D. to be eligible (with allowances for profession interruptions on account of private circumstances).

Choice standards: The search committee will base their evaluation on the standard of analysis accomplishments to this point, the novelty and/ or potential impression of the proposed analysis, and the potential for the candidate to play a management position in our group, together with sustaining excessive requirements for moral skilled conduct.

To use, please present: a transient cowl letter (1 web page), curriculum vitae, 1-2 web page analysis assertion of total scientific targets and pursuits, and the names and call info for 3 referees. Please additionally embrace ½ web page assertion to increase on targets and expertise associated to service and group constructing within the educational context, and embrace how you’ll work to foster fairness, variety and inclusion in these actions.

The analysis assertion is free type however it ought to describe each the final pursuits and particular initiatives that the candidate will interact in over the postdoc interval.

Importing directions: Submit your software on-line on the UBC Careers webpage

Posting Finish Date: The posting can be eliminated on Monday, January 8, 2024. All supplies should be obtained by 11:59PM on Sunday January 7, 2024 to make sure full consideration. 

Fairness and variety are important to educational excellence. An open and various group fosters the inclusion of voices which have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage functions from members of teams which have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated below the B.C. Human Rights Code, together with intercourse, sexual orientation, gender id or expression, racialization, incapacity, political perception, faith, marital or household standing, age, and/or standing as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous individual.All certified candidates are inspired to use; nevertheless Canadians and everlasting residents of Canada can be given precedence.

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