Seeking postdoctoral associate

The Medley Lab is searching for postdoc in disease or vector ecology. Full posting below:

postdoctoral research associate position is available in the research group of Dr. Kim Medley at Tyson Research Center, Washington University in St. Louis. The candidate will have the opportunity to develop a research program in collaboration with current members of the lab group examining the ecology of vectors of wildlife and/or human disease. In addition, the candidate will be encouraged to develop and teach a course in their area of expertise to complement current courses at Washington University and Tyson Research Center. Candidates with strong quantitative skills and/or expertise in parasitology, disease ecology, mathematical modeling, geospatial analysis, or molecular tools are preferred.
The successful candidate will be based at Washington University's Tyson Research Center (TRC), an 800-ha field station located 20 miles from the main campus. TRC boasts a rapidly growing research infrastructure, including a 25-ha forest-dynamics plot that is part of a global network of plots coordinated through the Smithsonian Center for Tropical Forest Science and Global Earth Observatory (CTFS-ForestGEO), a new ~4000 ft2 laboratory facility, a newly constructed research garden, and opportunities for experimental and observational studies in forest, glade, prairie, and aquatic habitats.
The successful candidate will join a growing and interactive community of ecologists and evolutionary biologists at Washington University, TRC, and the St. Louis Ecology, Evolution and Conservation consortium of local partner institutions ( In addition to developing a collaborative research program, candidates should have an expressed interest in mentoring undergraduate and high school research fellows at TRC, and being an active and contributing member of a dynamic field station.
Funding for salary is available for one year with the possibility of extension. Review of applications will begin March 14, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. However, candidates are encouraged to e-mail Kim Medley ( to indicate interest in the position as soon as possible. The start date is flexible, but ideally the candidate will start summer 2016. To apply, please combine into a single PDF file your CV, a one-page statement of research interests focusing on potential projects that would complement existing research in the Medley lab (, and the names and contact information of three references. Application materials must be submitted electronically through by entering the job ID number 32760 as a keyword under “Basic Job Search.”