Postdoctoral Researcher, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
The Department of Biological and Environmental Science in the Faculty of Mathematics and Science is currently seeking to recruit staff to the position of Postdoctoral researcher in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, for a fixed term of two years, starting 1 December, 2014.
The University of Jyväskylä is a nationally and internationally significant research university and an expert on education that focuses on human and natural sciences. The University is Finland’s leading expert in teacher education and adult education, as well as the major exporter of education. The Faculty of Sport Sciences is the only one in the country.
The Department of Biological and Environmental Science in the Faculty of Mathematics and Science is currently seeking to recruit staff to the position of
Postdoctoral researcher in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, for a fixed term of two years, starting 1 December, 2014.
The postdoctoral researcher will work in the project "Evolutionary theory of animal reproductive strategies", funded by the Academy of Finland and led by Dr. Lutz Fromhage. This project explores the evolution of reproductive strategies in a broad sense, including aspects of sexual selection, life-history, and cooperative breeding. Specific questions within this area are flexible and can be tailored to the interests of the applicant.
The postdoctoral researcher is expected to focus on scientific research. Candidates should possess excellent mathematical and computational skills, and should have published work in evolutionary theory.
Qualification requirements, duties and language competence requirements for a postdoctoral researcher are in accordance with the University of Jyväskylä Regulations. According to Finnish law, a non-native university teaching and research staff member can be granted an exemption from the requirement of Finnish language proficiency. The postdoctoral researcher is expected to have good skills in English language.
The job-specific salary component of a postdoctoral researcher is based on the job demands level 5-6 (EUR 2840,64-3313,22/month) according to the salary system concerning teaching and research staff at universities. In addition, a personal performance-based salary component amounting to the maximum of 46,3% of the job-specific salary component is also paid.
A trial period of four months will be used.
Nr of positions available : 1
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Environmental science - Ecology
Experienced researcher or 4-10 yrs (Post-Doc)
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