Postdoc estudiando cómo parásitos (helmintos) afectan a la densidad de los ciervos de la isla de Rùm ~

4 de marzo de 2023

Postdoc estudiando cómo parásitos (helmintos) afectan a la densidad de los ciervos de la isla de Rùm

Oferta compartida por Nuria

A 30-month Leverhulme Trust-funded Postdoctoral Research Associate position is available to investigate the causes and consequences of variation in helminth parasites in red deer using data from the individually-monitored red deer on the Isle of Rum. The study will include analyses of social networks and environmental variables and has the ultimate aim of understanding whether parasites impact deer density in time and space. The research is led by Prof J. Pemberton at the Institute of Ecology and Evolution in the University of Edinburgh’s School of Biological Sciences, in collaboration with Dr. Greg Albery (Georgetown University, USA).

The position will be based at IEE which has a world-leading research environment with multiple groups working on ecology and evolution.

Your skills and attributes for success:
  • PhD in parasitology, ecology or evolution
  • Strong experience in statistical analyses of large complex data sets, in particular familiarity with spatial analyses.
  • Strong track record of publication in primary academic journals
  • Good collaborative and collegiate skills;
As a valued member of our team you can expect:

An exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work. We give you support, nurture your talent and reward success.  ou will benefit from a competitive reward package and a wide range of staff benefits, which includes a generous holiday entitlement, a defined benefits pension scheme, staff discounts, family friendly initiatives, flexible working and much more. Access our staff benefits page for further information and use our reward calculator to find out the total value of pay and benefits provided. 

The University of Edinburgh holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advance gender equality in higher education. We are members of the Race Equality Charter and we are also Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champions, actively promoting LGBT equality.

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