The Department of Integrative Biology at the University of California, Berkeley, is soliciting applications for a tenure track position (Assistant Professor) in ecology and evolution of infectious diseases, including host-parasite interactions. A PhD is required by the date of hire. We are searching broadly, without regard to taxon or system and will consider exceptional individuals who study animal, plant, or microbial systems, including parasites that affect human health. Of special interest is research that integrates empirical studies with theory.
The Department of Integrative Biology at the University of California, Berkeley is embarking on a broad search for a scientist to fill a tenure-track position (assistant professor) in Animal Physiology. A PhD is required by the date of hire. We are interested in applicants who study physiology in any animal, from invertebrates to humans. We seek a colleague to join a department with a strong multidisciplinary emphasis, and to complement and bridge strongly represented fields such as Human Health Sciences, Ecology, Comparative Biomechanics, Endocrinology, and Evolutionary Biology.
Professor Marvalee Wake was presented with the Inaugural International Union of Biological Sciences (IUBS) Award "in recognition of her dedicated and meritorious contribution to the IUBS and to Biological Sciences" at the 31st General Assembly of the International Union of Biological Sciences, held in Suzhou, China in early July, 2012.
Berkeley NewsCenter has an article about research just published in PLoS by Professor Robert Full. The article describes a pendulum-like motion used by cockroaches and geckos to escape from predators, and a six-legged robot called DASH (Dynamic Autonomous Sprawled Hexapod) that was created to reproduce the behavior.
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