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Central Michigan University position for Biological Station Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Mount Pleasant, MI

CMU Biological Station Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant, MI
United States

Closing Date: February 16, 2015

Description: Full-time 12 month appointment. The position is renewable for a maximum of three-years (subject to funding). The initial appointment will be for two years with continuation for the third year based on a satisfactory performance review after the initial year.  The successful candidate will conduct research at both the CMU main campus in Mount Pleasant and the CMU Biological Station (CMUBS) on Beaver Island in Northern Lake Michigan with the period at CMUBS from (approximately) May 1st to September 30th each year.  The position includes room and board for the period spent at the station and if necessary will include accommodation suitable for couples or families. The position includes some funding for travel and research. The position will report to the Director of the Institute of Great Lakes Research (IGLR) and the Dean of the College of Science and Technology.

Qualifications:  Required Qualifications: An earned Ph.D. granted within the past three years (or evidence that all the requirements for graduation have been completed and the degree will be awarded before the end of calendar year 2015). Demonstrated expertise and experience in an area of Great Lakes Research including tributaries and associated habitats (e.g. wetlands).  Preferred Qualifications: Experience working across disciplines to conduct long-term ecological research. Active engagement in mentoring undergraduate research projects.  Project management and interpersonal skills.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted electronically via the CMU job site at and include a cover letter summarizing qualifications and interest in position, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for three professional references. Applications are due no later than 5 pm Monday February 16th, 2015.


Ms. Jessica Lapp

Institute of Great Lakes Research

Central Michigan University


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