The project is focused on arthropod venom and its role in speciation is relatively understudied predatory soil arthropods. The position is funded by the DBT/Wellcome India Alliance Intermediate Fellowship grant on “Venom evolution in ancient predatory soil arthropods: evolutionary and ecological perspectives”.
They are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic PhD graduate to work on phylogenomic and population genomics of soil arthropods in peninsular India.
Key responsibilities will be to:
- lead research projects on phylo and population genomics of soil arthropods in peninsular India
- generation and analyses of large phylogenomic and population genomic data sets from soil arthropods (centipedes) to ask key questions in evolutionary biology
- present the results of the research at seminars and conferences
- write papers for publication in peer-reviewed journals
- work effectively as part of a team
- mentor masters and/or graduate students in the lab