Postdoctoral Scholar or Staff Scientist in Fish Biomechanics

Posted on April 29, 2022
Expires: July 30, 2022

A postdoctoral researcher (PhD <5 years) or staff scientist position (PhD >5 years) in Fish Biomechanics is available in the new Marine Macroevolution Unit at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) ( We seek a highly motivated, expert researcher with a track record of excellence and deep interest in fish biomechanics, including, but not limited to, locomotion, feeding, and experimental approaches. The researcher will pursue groundbreaking projects on the functional morphology of living and fossil fishes, as well as the function of specific traits using models and/or living fishes.

This postdoc/staff scientist position is available for 3+ years (dependent on progress) and has a flexible start date throughout 2022-2023. All unit positions come with research and travel funding, as well as housing, child care, insurance, and relocation allowances. Researchers at OIST have access to shared facilities and resources with full time techs, including a marine science station, environmental informatics section, sequencing facilities, imaging lab with micro-CT, a 3D printing and fabrication lab, and a high-powered computing cluster.
Initial Review Date is June 1, 2022, but applications will be reviewed until filled. For application details please visit:
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