Postdoc in dog behaviour (UK) ~

3 de diciembre de 2013

Postdoc in dog behaviour (UK)

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow – School of Psychology, Queen’s University Belfast

Project :  ‘Lateralised behaviour as a predictor of welfare risk in the domestic dog, Canis familiaris’

Duration : 3 years

The School of Psychology is seeking a fixed term full-time Postdoctoral Research Fellow to work on the 3 year project: ‘Lateralised behaviour as a predictor of welfare risk in the domestic dog, Canis familiaris’.  The research, which is funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, will explore the relationship between lateral bias and welfare risk, testing the hypothesis on the domestic dog, a species often exposed to situations that may compromise.  The successful applicant will work alongside the Principal Investigator (Dr Deborah Wells, Senior Lecturer), Co-Applicant (Professor Peter Hepper) and a Research Assistant (to be appointed) to evaluate the potential of motor asymmetry in the form of paw preferences to assess vulnerability to poor well-being.

Informal enquiries may be directed to:
Dr Deborah Wells – email only

Anticipated interview date: 20th January 2014

Salary scale: AC2, start spine pt 31, £31,331

Closing date: 4th January 2014

Applications forms and further information may be obtained at Queens University Jobs website 

and the vacancy is found  under Research Jobs

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