PhD-studentship ~

10 de julio de 2006


Hiring Organization:

Ethologie des Primates CNRS Strasbourg France

Date Posted:

Position Description:
Topic of research: The proposed study builds on an ongoing project in the Loskop Dam Nature Reserve (South-Africa), where we work with several habituated groups of vervet monkeys. We investigate how fluctuations in supply and demand influence the exchange rates of commodities offered by individuals belonging to different age-sex classes. The study is expected to include a strong experimental component.
The successful candidate will be part of a team based in Strasbourg, as well as the Applied Behavioural Ecology and Ecosystems Research Unit (ABEERU) of the University of South Africa (UNISA). We work on topics like biological markets, cooperation and social cognition and with animals like vervet monkeys, baboons and rooks,

Qualified individuals of any nationality are invited to apply. Minimal qualifications include: background in behavioural ecology, experience in fieldwork, fluency in English. Qualifications that increase the likelihood of being selected include: background in evolutionary biology and evolutionary game theory, experience with primates, and fluency in French.

Net stipend (after deductions for health insurance, social security etc.) about €1180/month

Support provided for internship/volunteer positions (travel, meals, lodging):

Term of Appointment:
3 years

Application Deadline:
15 August 2006

Please send application materials (CV, examples of publications or reports and the names, addresses, email and tel. numbers of 3 referees) to The position will remain open till fulfilled, but materials should be sent no later than 15 August 2006. Further information and requests for contact by phone can also be sent to the same email address. No replies should be expected in the period 7-24 July.

Contact Information:
Ronald Noë
23 rue Becquerel
Strasbourg 67087 CEDEX

Telephone Number:
+33 388 96 59 61


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