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Postdoctoral Research Associate

Buffalo, New York ~ March 14, 2019

A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Howard Lasker at the University of Buffalo to work on a NSF funded project entitled, “Pattern and process in the abundance and recruitment of Caribbean octocorals.” The project is conducted collaboratively with Peter Edmunds, California State University, Northridge. The project focuses on processes controlling the recruitment and survival of octocorals on St. John, U.S. Virgin Is.
The postdoc will be based at the University of Buffalo but the work will include field trips of up to several months on St. John, US Virgin Is. He/she will participate in designing and conducting experiments on larval biology, conduct censuses of octocoral and other reef species and the resultant statistical analyses of experimental data as well as population abundances over time and space.

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