Postdoctoral Researcher, Oak Population Genomics // open until filledThe Morton Arboretum’s Plant Systematics Lab and Herbarium seek a highly motivated individual to conduct population-level genomic and phylogenomic research on bur oak (Quercus macrocarpa) and related species of eastern North America. The research is part of a US-China international collaboration funded by the US NSF, investigating the effects of genomic diversity, functional diversity, phylogenetic diversity, and introgressive hybridization on oak symbiont communities. In addition to interacting with the collaborative team in the Center for Tree Science at The Morton Arboretum, the postdoctoral researcher will also be supported by a diverse network of partners at Duke University, Fort Collins Science Center, U of MN, and U of OK; and have opportunities to work with collaborators South China Botanical Garden and Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Institution: The Morton Arboretum
Duty station: Lisle, IL, USA
Closing date: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.