jeudi 10 février 2011

PhD Position in Applied Ethology

Division of Animal Welfare and Ethology (Prof. Hanno Würbel)
Justus-Liebig-University of Giessen

Available Starting April 2011

In the Division of Animal Welfare and Ethology, Department of Clinical Veterinary  Science, University of Giessen, a PhD position is available starting April 2011 (or as soon as possible) in a project entitled Causation of stereotypies and consequences for neurological integrity, well-being and the validity of animal experiments in a mouse model. The project is funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and directed by Prof. Hanno Würbel.
The successful candidate must have a degree in biological (Biology/Zoology) or medical sciences (Veterinary Medicine, Medicine). Expertise in applied ethology, laboratory animal science, experimental design and statistics are a plus.
The position is offered initially for one year, with the possibility of extenting for another 1-2 years. Salary will be according to German public service rules (50% E13 TV-H (Tarifvertrag Hessen) and includes social security benefits (starting at around EUR 18.000 depending on age, family status and work experience)

Deadline for applications is February 28, 2011. 

Please send a letter of intent, your CV and other relevant material to – Prof. Hanno Würbel, Division of Animal Welfare and Ethology, Frankfurter Str. 104, D-35390 Giessen, Germany.

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The Justus-Liebig-University of Giessen is an equal opportunity employer and encourages disabled persons to apply. It also aims at increasing the number of female staff members in fields where they are underrepresented, and therefore encourages women to apply. Giessen is located some 50 km north of Frankfurt