Biodiversity and Phylogenomics Laboratory Manager

The Center for Biodiversity at Temple University (Philadelphia) is interested in hiring a Biodiversity and Phylogenomics Laboratory Manager. The successful applicant will be skilled in phylogenomics, including sequence capture methods and data analysis. They will be responsible for carrying out research in biodiversity and maintaining a molecular biology laboratory, including a frozen tissue collection, collecting and analyzing DNA sequence data, and working with students and other users of the laboratory. A bachelor's or master's degree is preferred.

The Center for Biodiversity is adjacent to the Institute for Genomics and Evolutionary Medicine (iGEM), both located within Temple’s Science, Education, and Research Center (SERC) on the main campus. It is affiliated with the Department of Biology and College of Science and Technology. (

Temple has exceptional research strength in biodiversity, evolutionary genomics, and ecology. Interested persons should send an e-mail to, stating their interest in this position, and attach a curriculum vitae that also contains contact information for three references. The e-mail may be addressed to the director, S. Blair Hedges. Review of applications will begin on December 20th and continue until the position is filled.

Temple University is located in the heart of historic Philadelphia and is the sixth largest provider of graduate school education in the USA. Situated in close proximity to New York City and Washington DC, Philadelphia is the birthplace of America and home to many academic and research institutions as well as numerous cultural attractions.

Temple University is an equal opportunity, equal access, affirmative action employer committed to achieving a diverse community (AA, EOE, m/f/d/v).​