Closing date 1st September.


Post Description:

A three-year postdoctoral position is available to provide research assistance to the Head of School of Biological Sciences, Professor G.F.Turner, in the area of speciation, evolutionary biology, genetics and animal behaviour. The focus of the research group is on speciation of African cichlid fishes, for which an increasing amount of molecular information is becoming available, including a full genome sequence. The appointee will join the large, thriving team in the Molecular Ecology and Fisheries Genetics Group (, in new purpose-built molecular laboratories in the Environment Centre, Wales, investigating the origins and significance of population and species biodiversity in animals.


Applicants should have a broad interest in evolution, genetics and ecology, excellent writing and interpersonal skills, with a strong willingness to work as part of a team, and to work to deadlines on research publications and grant applications. A background in some aspects of molecular genetics or bioinformatics is essential.


Professor George F. Turner

Head, School of Biological Sciences

Director of Research, College of Natural Sciences Memorial Building Bangor University Gwynedd LL57 2UW Wales, United Kingdom

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