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Brooke Flammang
05-09-2008, 12:33 AM
West Chester University: Post-doctoral Research Associate

Applications are invited for a post-doctoral researcher to work on the
mechanics and
hydrodynamics of swimming by batoid fishes in collaboration with Dr. Frank
Fish at
West Chester University. The research is part of an Office of Naval Research
(ONR)
funded Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) project
"Towards a
mission configurable stealth underwater batoid" in cooperation with the
University of
Virginia and Princeton University.

Candidates must be United States Citizens, or permanent resident aliens, and
should have
received a doctorate in biology, zoology, biomechanics, mechanical
engineering, or a
closely related field. Experience in ichthyology, hydrodynamics, SCUBA,
motion
analysis, statistics, and medical imaging is desirable. The duties of this
position include
participation in experimental and computational research focused on ray
(Batoidea)
swimming in laboratory and field sites.

The one-year appointment is anticipated to begin July 1, 2008, renewable for
up to 2
additional years based on satisfactory performance. The position will remain
open until
filled. Informal inquiries are welcome. Applicant should provide a cover
letter, including
a brief statement of qualifications, a curriculum vitae, and names and
contact information
of three (3) references willing to provide a letter of recommendation upon
request. Post
Doc will fellow will have an appointment through the West Chester University
Foundation. The Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and applications
from
women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Please send materials or inquiries to:
Dr. Frank Fish,
Department of Biology
West Chester University
West Chester, PA 19383
Phone: 610-436-2460
Fax: 610-436-2183
Email: ffish@wcupa.edu

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Brooke Flammang
Lauder Lab
Department of Organismic & Evolutionary Biology
Harvard University
26 Oxford St., MCZL 105
Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone (lab): +1 617-496-7199
Fax: +1 617-496-7205
Email: bflammang@oeb.harvard.edu
http://www.people.fas.harvard.edu/~flammang
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