Postdoctoral position in Tropical Ecology and Conservation ~ Bioblogia.net

3 de noviembre de 2010

Postdoctoral position in Tropical Ecology and Conservation

Short‐term opportunity with possibility for two year extension
Professorship of Ecosystem Management, ETH Zurich

The Professorship of Ecosystem Management, ETH Zurich, seeks a good
postdoctoral researcher to conduct research on tropical ecology and/or
conservation. The postdoctoral scientist would be free to develop
their own ideas in the context of work relevant to that conducted at
the Professorship of Ecosystem Management. Six months of funding is
available initially, during which time the postdoc would be expected
to develop a research proposal for an ETH Zurich Research Fellowship
(see www.vpf.ethz.ch/services/ETH_Fellows). Such a proposal would be
developed collaboratively with other members of the group, principally
Prof. Jaboury Ghazoul, Dr Lian Pin Koh and/or Dr Chris Kettle, and
should build upon and further develop one or more aspects of the existing
tropical research of the group: see www.ecology.ethz.ch/research/index
for more information on current research activities. As stated above,
there is considerable freedom for the postdoctoral candidate to develop
their own ideas within this context.

ETH Zurich Research Fellowships provide generous funding for
two years, including an excellent salary and funds for travel and
consumables. Fellowships are very prestigious, and evidence of research
excellence is essential. There are three main criteria that should be met:
1. Completed a PhD within the last 18 months.
2. Published at least three papers in good journals.
3. Applicants from ETH Zurich or the University of Zurich are NOT eligible.
See http://www.ecology.ethz.ch/ for more information on the Ecosystem
Management group at ETH Zurich.

Any interested candidate should send a full CV and cover letter,
including an outline of research ambitions and objectives, to Jaboury
Ghazoul at Jaboury.Ghazoul@env.ethz.ch. Applications must be received
by 30 November 2010. Expected start date is January 2011.


Kettle Chris

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