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postdoctoral position
Jobs & Postdocs
Posted Oct 21
Stanford University, Department of Biology
A postdoctoral position is available in Deborah Gordon's lab in the Department of Biology, Stanford University  ( to pursue research on social behavior in ants.
Qualifications: The position requires a motivated and self-directed scientist with interdisciplinary interests. Applicants should have a PhD based on the empirical study of collective behavior as well as strong quantitative skills, and a track record of productivity in peer-reviewed publications. Experience with field work as well as lab work is preferred. The desired candidate is independent, conscientious, with a strong background in reproducible research and team science, and has excellent written and oral communication skills.
Application Instructions: The position is available beginning in January 2022 for one year (with the possibility of renewal for a 2nd year contingent on availability of funding and satisfactory performance). Review of applications will begin December 1 and the position will remain open until filled. Applicants should submit their CV, statement of research interests, and the names and contact information of three references. Inquiries about the position should be sent to Deborah Gordon (