Postdoctoral Scholar or Staff Scientist in Ichthyology

Posted on April 29, 2022
Expires: July 31, 2022

A postdoctoral researcher (PhD <5 years) or staff scientist position (PhD >5 years) in Ichthyology 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 deep knowledge of fish biodiversity, including but not limited to systematics, taxonomy, and ecology. The researcher will pursue groundbreaking projects on ichthyological topics, such as the origins of the Indo-Pacific biodiversity hotspot, diversification of fish groups, description and characterization of species and communities, and/or the influence of environmental and ecological factors on fish biodiversity.

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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