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Vacancy Title Post-doc position on the genetic study of some mediterranean gorgonians
Country of employment France
Job description A 12 months post-doc position, funded by the CNRS, is opened in the
DIMAR laboratory in Marseille (UMR 6540 / Centre d'Océanologie de
Marseille). The research project will deal with the genetic study of
some mediterranean gorgonians which have been impacted by massive
mortalities potentially linked with climate change (Garrabou et al.,
Global Change Biology, in press, 2009). The candidate will develop and
analyse some nuclear markers for the analysis of the phylogeography of
the studied species. Some gene expression analyses in response to
thermal stress will also be done. The candidate should have either a
strong background in polymorphism sequence analyses (coalescence,
neutrality tests...) or a good experience with real-time PCR. A good
knowledge of marine ecosystems might be an advantage but is not a
The DIMAR laboratory ( is fully
equiped for populations genetics and gene expression analyses, including
experimental facilities. The researches of this laboratory mainly focus
on the development and the evolution of marine biodiversity, from genes
to ecosystems.

The starting date will be on 2009 september 1st or october 1st. The net
salary will be around 2044 € / month.
Please send a CV (including references) and motivations to, and
The deadline for application is june 5th.
Vacancy URL  
Contract type Contract duration specified
Daily basis
Gross salary
Duration of contract  
CV submission deadline  -06-05
Last updated on 2009-04-27 by decockwim
Contact Details
Contact person Aurelle, Didier
Institute Centre d'Océanologie de Marseille
Address Rue de la Batterie des Lions 13007 Marseille Frankrijk

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