15/03/2019

Postdoctoral researcher in Behavioral Ecology

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Veterinärmedizinische Universität Wien (University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna)
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Medical sciencesVeterinary medicine
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    15/04/2019 00:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Austria › Wien (Vienna)
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/06/2019

In our Domestication Lab, Vienna, Austria, we seek a postdoctoral scientist with research interests in behavioral and cognitive ecology that will complement and build upon existing lab strengths in animal behavior and cognition. Our research focuses on understanding the effects of domestication on animals’ social behaviour, personality, physical and social cognition by studying wolves and dogs in captive settings as well as in free-ranging populations. To complement our approach and to better understand how the socio-ecology of these species might affect their behavior and cognition, we seek a new team member with a strong theoretical and methodological background in behavioural ecology, a keen interest in exploring how such theories and methods can be applied to dog domestication research and a strong dedication to high quality research. The candidate will be (co-) responsible for managing a field research side spending cosiderable time abroad and applying for third-party funding

Additional comments

experienced Researcher (Post doc)

Offer Requirements

Specific Requirements

• A Ph.D. (or equivalent) in biology or ecology

• A high potential in the study of behavioral evolution or behavioral ecology, through published research in peer-reviewed journals.

• Experience in the conception and management of research projects

• Proficiency in English (equivalent to Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency, C1-Level)

• Good knowledge of statistical methods in R

• A communicative and outgoing personality

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Konrad Lorenz Institute of Ethology – Domestication Lab
Austria
Wien (Vienna)
1210
Veterinaerplatz 1

EURAXESS offer ID: 390224

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