Postdoctoral Population Biologist in Pittsburgh, PA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 2/13/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Apex Life Sciences is recruiting for a Postdoctoral Scholar in Population Biology for one of our established clients in Pittsburgh, PA. Our client is focused on research in the fields of ecology, human health and wellness, environmental education, science communication and outreach. This position in particular will be researching human interaction with natural elements. Examples include climate change, water Quality, and conservation. The researcher should be committed to using quantitative and/or qualitative research to address these subjects. The postdoctoral scholar will be responsible for conducting original research, securing research equipment, leading data collection, analyzing data, grant writing, and assisting in presentations of the innovative studies being conducted.


  • Ph.D. in ecology, evolution, computational biology, systems biology, human ecology, public health, health policy or closely-related discipline.
  • Proficient with computer software and data management including:
    • R
    • Python
    • Matlab
    • STATA
  • Must be comfortable working with children and the general public in a pleasant and courteous manner.
  • Teaching experience in formal and informal education is preferred.
  • Proven success obtaining extramural grants and research contracts preferred.

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