Assistant Professor in Developmental Evolutionary Biology, UC San Diego

Posted 11/10/2021

The Division of Biological Sciences (, Section of Ecology, Behavior and Evolution invites applications for a faculty position in Developmental Evolutionary Biology at the tenure-track Assistant Professor level. We are looking for a scientist who investigates evolutionary questions through mechanistic studies of the developmental or physiological processes that produce phenotypic variation. Research topics could include, but are not limited to: evolutionary innovation - including the evolution of new cell types, new characters, and new levels of organization; the origin, evolution, and consequences of developmental constraints; phenotypic plasticity and genetic accommodation; and the evolution of genotype-phenotype maps. Applicants who incorporate field, laboratory, and/or theoretical components in their research would be welcome. The successful applicant will join a growing coterie of labs at UCSD working at the intersection of developmental and evolutionary biology.

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Review of applications will commence December 1, 2021 and will continue until position is filled

Last Updated 11/10/2021