Research Fellow in Ornithology ~

19 de diciembre de 2004

Research Fellow in Ornithology

Department Of Zoology
University of Oxford
Academic-Related Research Staff Grade Ia: Salary £19,460 - £29,128 P.A.: Applications are invited for a position as Research Fellow in Ornithology, as part of the Edward Grey Institute of Field Ornithology in the Department of Zoology (see: The main duties of the postholder will be to conduct research into ornithology that complements the existing strengths and interests of the institute, and to develop an independently-funded research programme in ornithology. The successful applicant will have a strong research record in any area of ornithology with relevance to behaviour, conservation, ecology or evolution of wild populations. Candidates from other fields, but with a strong desire to work in ornithology, and with clearly transferable skills, may also apply. Candidates should possess a doctorate in ornithology or a related subject, but have no more than four years' postdoctoral experience by 30 September 2005. The position is available for two years with the possibility of extension for a further two years. The starting date is negotiable, but it is expected that the successful candidate will be in position from May 2005.
Further particulars are available from E-mail: or from our website: (click on the jobs link). Applications (electronic copies are acceptable) should include a full curriculum vitae, copies of three of the applicant's most significant publications, and a 2000 word proposal giving details of the applicant's past (500 words) and proposed (1,500 words) research, together with the names and full contact details for three referees. Applications should be addressed to the Head of Department, Professor P.H. Harvey FRS, Department of Zoology, Tinbergen Building, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS (E-mail:, quoting reference number: AT04056. The closing date for applications is 21 January 2005. Interviews are likely to take place early in February 2005; those interviewed will be expected to give a brief presentation of their research achievements and objectives.

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