Job:Phd And Postdoc Positions In Evolutionary Genomics - Saint Louis University
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Postdoctoral Research Associate and Ph.D. position in Evolutionary Genomics

Claudio Casola lab – Saint Louis University

Current research interests in the lab include gene duplication and gene deletion in eukaryotes, comparative and population genomics of allelic and interlocus gene conversion, and the origin of genomic novelties from transposable elements. More details on active projects in the lab are available online at

1) Postdoc position

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in computational biology, evolutionary genetics/genomics, molecular evolution or a related field. Experience in comparative genome-wide analyses, next-gen sequencing data, and bioinformatic programming are preferred. Programming skills in either perl, python, or other languages suitable for bioinformatic analyses are required. This is a one-year position renewable depending on performance and external funding. The postdoc will have flexibility to work on projects in my lab that are of interest and will be expected to present and publish results. A starting salary will be commensurate with experience and benefits are included. The position is open immediately and the start date is negotiable.

All applications must be made online at Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references (name, address, phone number and email). Only electronic applications will be considered. Please send any questions about the position, expectation or requirements to Claudio Casola (

Saint Louis University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

2) Ph.D. position

I am seeking bright and highly motivated students interested in learning a combination of skills in molecular evolution, computational biology and genomics. New students in the Department of Biology are generally supported on TAs, with funding priority to PhD students. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to contact Claudio Casola ( as soon as possible: openings and funding are available through January 10. However, interested persons should contact me after this deadline to enquire for possible openings. For more information about the Biology Graduate Program please visit

Saint Louis University is home to a vibrant community of scholars and a highly diverse student body, and is consistently ranked as one of the top 100 universities in the nation. Saint Louis combines an affordable life-style with an energetic community of students from four large universities. The city is experiencing a large-scale ongoing revitalization, and is renowned for the numerous parks and the variety of free attractions, including a world-class zoo and botanical garden, the Art and the History Museums, and the Science Center.

Claudio Casola, Ph.D.

St. Louis University

Assistant Professor

Department of Biology

Macelwane Hall, Room 208

Phone: (314) 977-3909

Fax: (314) 977-3658

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