Postdoc position available in Strassmann Queller Lab

To apply for this postdoctoral research opportunity, follow the directions below in “Applicant Special Instructions”. This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week. This position is in the Department of Biology.  This position is for the Danforth Campus in the School of Arts & Sciences.

Postdoctoral position on amoeba social evolution and/or amoeba–bacteria symbiosis

This position is for research in the Queller-Strassmann group. We focus on the evolution of interactions, especially in the social amoeba Dictyostelium discoideum.  This has become a model system for the evolution of cooperation and conflict and the transition to multicellularity.  We are also working on its symbiotic bacterial partners sometimes confer a farming advantage but also impose costs.

Applicant Special Instructions

If you are interested in joining our group, please send an email to Joan Strassmann ( with a single file including CV, statement of research interests, and the names, phone numbers, and email addresses of three references. Women and underrepresented minorities are particularly encouraged to apply.  We will begin reviewing applications by 20 August 2019 and will continue to accept them until the position is filled.  Postdocs may start immediately but date is negotiable.