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Postdoctoral Fellowship at Florida State University

Please contact me if you are interested in a postdoctoral fellowship in Biogeography at Florida State University. The postdoctoral scholar will be mentored by Dr. Xiao Feng (lab.fengxiao.info) in the Department of Geography at Florida State University. The research of the postdoctoral candidate could focus on the development of theory and models to study biogeography and biodiversity patterns under climate change and human impacts. The postdoctoral candidate could also work on their existing ideas that are relevant to quantitative biogeography.


* Funding includes two years of salary support (including health insurance and fringe benefits) plus a small grants award (up to $20,000) for training related expenses.

* Priority consideration given to individuals with an ability to enhance diversity.

* The fellowship is restricted to U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

* Formal applications are due March 15th/June 1st. Please contact [fengxiao.jobs@gmail.com ] two weeks before the application deadline.


Interested candidates should send the following documents to [fengxiao.jobs@gmail.com ] two weeks before the application deadline:

(1) 1-2 pages cover letter detailing (i) your current research and (ii) the research project/s you would like to pursue;

(2) most recent CV;

(3) PDFs of (up to three) representative publications;


Prospective Graduate Students

I'm looking for PhD/Master students to join my lab starting in Spring/Fall 2022. Prospective students share similar research interests are highly encouraged to apply.


If you are interested in working with me, please send me an email [fengxiao.jobs@gmail.com ] with:

(1) your CV,

(2) a description of your research interests,

(3) your experience working with programming and data science.

Graduate students will be mainly supported through research/teaching assistantships. I am also happy to discuss opportunities and ideas of external fellowships.

Please check application deadlines from FSU Department of Geography webpage [read more-LINK].


Prospective Undergraduate Students

If you are looking for ways to gain research experience in any of the research focus of lab, please email me.​​

I also work with FSU-UROP program [read more-LINK] that provides undergraduate research assistantships. Students interested in working with me are highly encouraged to apply.