Postdoctoral fellowship in evolutionary ecomorphology: Department of Earth Sciences, University of Oxford ~ Bioblogia.net

20 de agosto de 2012

Postdoctoral fellowship in evolutionary ecomorphology: Department of Earth Sciences, University of Oxford

A position is available within the vertebrate palaeobiology group
which is led by Dr Matt Friedman. The post is funded by a Leverhulme
Foundation grant and is for 3 years, and will be led by Dr Friedman in
coordination with Prof P Wainwright (University of California, Davis),
Prof N MacLeod and Dr Z Johanson (The Natural History Museum, London).
The Postdoctoral Research Assistant will focus on quantitative tests
of the relationship between functional and anatomical diversity in the
fossil record, using a model system in ecomorphology: the teleost skull.

For informal enquiries about the project, please contact Matt
Friedman, email: matt.friedman@earth.ox.ac.uk.

Applicants require a PhD in the biological or earth sciences and
should have experience in evolutionary biology, vertebrate
palaeobiology or comparative anatomy. You should have current and
relevant analytical skills, as well as experience in computer
programming and a demonstrated record of research and innovation.

The successful applicant will have an option to engage in teaching.
This may include lectures and small-group teaching of undergraduates
and graduate students. There is also scope for the PDRA to supervise
Masters projects.

The post is fixed-term for 3 years.

The deadline for applications is midday on Friday 14 September 2012.

Full application details can be found at:

https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrislivedoc/docs/0000255765.pdf

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