Biodiversity Informatics and Data Science Postdoctoral Fellowship

University of British Columbia


Job Class
College Non Bargaining

Job Title
Biodiversity Informatics and Knowledge Science Postdoctoral Fellowship

Analysis Help Biodiversity Analysis Centre College of Science (Katie Beall)

Posting Finish Date
January 8, 2024

Word: 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 college members with pursuits in ecology, evolution, systematics, biodiversity and conservation. We invite purposes for extremely motivated postdoctoral fellows occupied with biodiversity science with a specific emphasis on bioinformatics and/or information science. Desire can be given to candidates with daring concepts, demonstrated analysis capability, and powerful communication expertise. The profitable candidate can be anticipated to conduct unique analysis on core issues in biodiversity, foster interactions throughout the Centre, doubtlessly 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 usually work together with a number of lab teams, and are a useful resource for graduate college students with comparable analysis pursuits. Candidates are welcome to contact potential collaborating labs within the Centre to inquire about present and potential analysis actions, however it’s not crucial to use to work with a particular college member.

Beginning date: 1 Could 2024 (negotiable)

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

Analysis funds: $7,000 per yr

Essential {qualifications}: Candidates should have obtained, or count on to finish, their doctoral diploma in ecology, evolution or a associated area no later than Could 1 2024, and have the ability to exhibit a stable scientific background as evidenced by publication report and analysis assertion. Most well-liked expertise will embody information science strategies reminiscent of use of command line, excessive efficiency computation, information administration expertise, and programming in R. People additionally have to be inside 5 years following the completion of their Ph.D. to be eligible (with allowances for profession interruptions because 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 temporary cowl letter (1 web page), curriculum vitae, 1-2 web page analysis assertion of total scientific objectives and pursuits, and the names and make contact with data for 3 referees. Please additionally embody ½ web page assertion to increase on objectives and expertise associated to service and group constructing within the tutorial context, and embody how you’ll work to foster fairness, range and inclusion in these actions.

The analysis assertion is free kind however it ought to describe each the final pursuits and particular tasks that the candidate will have interaction in over the postdoc interval.

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

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

Fairness and variety are important to tutorial excellence. An open and various group fosters the inclusion of voices which have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage purposes from members of teams which have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated underneath 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; nonetheless Canadians and everlasting residents of Canada can be given precedence.

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