Postdoc:Computational Phylogenetics

A 2 year NIH-funded postdoctoral position in Computational Phylogenetics is available in the Rannala Research Group, Department of Evolution and Ecology, UC Davis ( The recruit would join a collaborative group of researchers contributing to the development of the open source software BPP. In particular, the postdoc will participate in developing and implementing new models of introgression, ongoing gene flow among species, and tip-dating into a multi-species coalescent MCMC framework.

Qualifications: A PhD in Biology, Statistics or Computer Science. Experience developing software using MCMC or other stochastic optimization methods. Ability to program in C/C++ and work in a Unix environment. Bioinformatics experience and/or knowledge of molecular genetics and phylogenetics.

Salary: Minimum rates determined by UCOP salary scale and experience: $54,540 to $65,292 Annual.

To Apply: Submit a CV, list of publications, statement of research interests, and the names of two referees to Informal inquiries are welcome. Deadline: Feb 15, 2022.