Research Fellow Ref 3995

School/department:   School of Life Sciences
Hours: Full time considered up to a maximum of 1.0 FTE
Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: fixed term for 2 years
Reference: 3995
Salary: starting at £33,797 to £40,322 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on:  26 June 2020
Closing date:  27 July 2020.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected start date: 1 September 2020

Job description 

A post-doctoral position is available to work with Professor Adam Eyre-Walker on a variety of projects in the field of molecular evolution.

Individuals must have extensive knowledge of evolutionary biology and population genetics, extensive experience in bioinformatics and advanced knowledge of statistics.

Please contact Prof. Adam Eyre-Walker ( for informal enquiries.

The University is committed to equality and valuing diversity, and applications are particularly welcomed from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine and Mathematics (STEMM) at Sussex.

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How to apply

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