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Job posted by Academic Positions (11/07/2014 16.31)

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.

Description

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

Please note that the full description may be available in the national language since some job boards have their own publication policy. Thank you for your understanding!

Research Fields

Environmental science - Ecology
Biological sciences

Career Stage

Experienced researcher or 4-10 yrs (Post-Doc)

Research Profile

Not defined


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Application Deadline

31/10/2014

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Job ID

33942147

Country

FINLAND

Type of Contract

Temporary

Status

Full-time

Street

Seminaarinkatu 15

Company/Institute

University of Jyväskylä

City

Jyväskylä

Company/Institute
University of Jyväskylä

Academic
Seminaarinkatu 15
- Jyväskylä
FINLAND
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