Postdoctoral Research Officer in Evolutionary Ecology ~

15 de agosto de 2007

Postdoctoral Research Officer in Evolutionary Ecology

Department: Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, UK

Description: Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position in
the broad field of evolutionary ecology and behavioural ecology to
investigate cooperation and conflict in avian societies. The successful
candidate will use combination of approaches that may include, but not
restricted to, field research, lab-based experiments, molecular
ecology, genetics, neuroendocrinology and mathematical modelling. The
postdoctoral researcher will be responsible for coordination of
European Community projects on breeding systems and social behaviour of
birds, and overseeing student projects related to these themes.
Candidates should have a PhD in a relevant field that may include
evolutionary biology, animal behaviour, molecular and/or quantitative
genetics, mathematical modelling and zoology. In addition to the
Application form and CV, please submit a Research Proposal
(approximately 500 words). Selection will be based upon research
excellence and promise, and relevance to current research themes of
Biodiversity Lab at the University of Bath. This is a fixed term
appointment for up to two years. The position is available from 1
October 2007.

Salary: Salary in the range £26,666 - £31,840 per annum.

Contact: Application forms and further details may be obtained from the
Human Resources Department, University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath
BA2 7AY, email quoting Ref No 07H166A. Alternatively,
please phone the 24 hr answer-phone service on (01225) 386924,
textphone (01225) 386039 quoting Ref No 07H166A.

Closing Date: 1st September 2007

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