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Looking for a postdoc

Postdoctoral position — Allesina Laboratory, University of Chicago

The Allesina laboratory at the University of Chicago is looking for a postdoc, with a starting date of October 1st, 2020 (or later). The interests of the laboratory include ecological networks (food webs, mutualistic, competitive networks), community ecology, and theoretical ecology in general. The focus of the lab is on the development of new mathematical, statistical and computational tools for the analysis of ecological systems. More information on the research interests can be found here. A list of recent publications from the laboratory is here.

The candidate should have a strong mathematical background, be well-versed in statistics, and fluent in at least one of the programming languages used in the laboratory (C, python, R). Knowledge of Linux, Git, LaTeX, and SQL is a plus. 

The laboratory values diversity (of background, field of study, identity, etc.) and is committed to maintaining a welcoming and productive environment for all members.

To apply, please send an email including a CV, a brief description of research interests and experience, and the names of two letter writers to Stefano Allesina (

New Website!

Our much overdue website is finally online. I still have to find time to copy over the news section of the old website and to add the pdfs of the publications.