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Postdoctoral fellow

The State Key Laboratory of Marine Environmental Science at Xiamen University (MEL) invites applications for Postdoctoral Fellowship in the fields of marine environmental sciences and other interdisciplinary research that fits into MEL’s major research scopes (see scopes at For those with phycological backgrounds, please contact Prof. Kunshan Gao ( staff_publications.asp?tid=35) at

Candidates should have obtained their PhD degree in the 3 years prior to the submission deadline or get their degree within one year after being accepted by our program (in this case, related documents should be provided to prove eligibility) .

The principal selection criteria for Fellows are scientific excellence and a clearly-stated research proposal at the forefront of marine environmental sciences. Applications from all related fields are welcomed.

Fellowships are supported institutionally for 24 months (can apply for extension to 36 months), carry an annual salary of 240,000 RMB (before tax), and a travel fund of up to USD 2,000 within the valid fellowship period. Excellent fellows may apply for the faculty positions in Xiamen University.

Posted: Sept 11 2019

Postdoctoral Researcher in Experimental Algal Evolution

The Long-Term Phytoplankton Evolution (LTPE) Lab at the University of Alabama in Birmingham is seeking a postdoctoral researcher as part of a newly funded project focusing on the evolution of phytoplankton/bacterial interactions. Responsibilities will include extensive culture work with Prochlorococcus and other marine phytoplankton as well as bioinformatic analysis of laboratory and natural phytoplankton communities. The ideal candidate will have extensive microbiology culture experience as well as some exposure to bioinformatics or coding.

This 2-year renewable position comes with a competitive salary ($55,000/year) and full UAB benefits. Applicants should send a letter of introduction, a CV, and three references to Dr. Jeffrey Morris at

Posted: 9/11/2019

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