PhD: Species distribution models in Barcelona ~

18 de julio de 2012

PhD: Species distribution models in Barcelona

We search for PhD candidates interested in developing a PhD on the
applications of species distribution models (SDM) in the evaluation of the
impacts of climate and land use changes on fire regimes and biodiversity.
The successful candidate will work in the Biodiversity and landscape
Ecology lab ( within
the Joint research unit that the CTFC has recently created with the CREAF
in Barcelona (

•    Degree in biology, forestry, geography or similar.
•    Proven experience in GIS and remote sensing data (i.e Landsat).
analyses. Programming skills preferred.
•    Proven experience in R statistical programming language .
•    Proven experience in the development of species distribution models
•    Proven experience in writing scientific articles.
•    High proficiency in English language.
Interested candidates can send a CV and a motivation letter  (one page
maximum written in English), via e-mail to  **
Candidates which do not meet a minimum of 5 out the 6 criteria will not be
considered.  The selection process will be open until a suitable candidate
is found.

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