dimanche 23 janvier 2011

8 Research positions availabe

Opportunities for research positions at Doñana Biological Station, Spain (EBD-CSIC).

A recent Grant Agreement between Doñana Biological Station (EBD-CSIC, Sevilla, Spain) (http://www.ebd.csic.es/WebSite1/Principal.aspx) and the EU (Capacities Programme) includes the contracting of 8 researchers in three different areas.

EBD-CSIC invites applications for eight research positions (PhD degree is required) under the 7th Framework Programme- European Project ECOGENES „Adapting to Global Change in the Mediterranean hotspot: from genes to ecosystems‰. The jobs are in the framework of Genomics (2 positions), Ecological Modelling (3 positions, 1 with a more general profile for bioinformatics) and Ecophysiology (3 positions, two of them for avian physiology and one for stable isotope analysis). The characteristics of the offered positions, the scientists responsible of each area, and the candidate‚s profiles can be consulted in:

Duration of the positions is 30 months/person, starting tentatively in April or May 2011. Successful candidates will be fully participating members of the relevant Department at Doñana Biological Station; they will be expected to participate in running projects, fundraising as well as dissemination and support in their respective areas of expertise.
Interested candidates can contact the project coordinator (Juan José Negro, coordinacion@ebd.csic.es) and send him before mid February 2011, in advance of the official application process: a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and a short (1-3 pages) description of past research accomplishments and future research plans.