domingo, junio 14, 2009

Puesto de trabajo para investigar en Macroevolución en la Universidad de Oslo

Puesto de trabajo para doctores que quieran desarrollar investigación en Paleobiología, Macroevolución, Macroecología etc. en la Universidad de Oslo (Noruega). Os adjuntamos la información que nos ha llegado, por si anima algún doctor en paro, o que quiera cambiar de aires.

The Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis (CEES), Department of Biology, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Oslo. The appointment is for two years with the possibility of extension and is funded by the Norwegian Research Council. Start date September 1, 2009

We seek a highly motivated postdoctoral research fellow to contribute to current paleobiological research projects running at our centre (macroevolutionary dynamics, occupancy modelling using fossil occurrence data) and to develop independent project(s) pertaining to understanding
long-term evolutionary patterns and processes as seen in the fossil record. The successful candidate will be strongly independent but simultaneously an active contributor to team work carried out with scientists from disciplines such as population ecology, geology, and mathematics. We seek candidates with expertise in two or more of the following areas: paleobiology / macroevolution / macroecology /statistics / mathematical modelling.

Applicants must hold a degree equivalent to a Norwegian PhD/doctoral degree. Applicants should submit i) a cover letter including a statement of interest, summarizing the applicant¹s scientific work and interests and describing how she/he fits the description of the person we seek and how she/he may fit in the CEES¹ general setting, ii) a CV including a list of published and unpublished works, iii) four set of copies of certificates, iv) and copies of at most five representative publications. Alternatively the application may also be submitted by e-mail to Please also refer to the regulations pertaining to the conditions of
employment for post-doctoral fellowship positions: