vendredi 22 février 2013


The Instituto de Neuroetologia of the Universidad Veracruzana (Xalapa, Mexico) is currently seeking exceptional applicants for its Ph.D. program in Animal Behavior. Knowledge of Spanish and English is essential.

The Instituto de Neuroetologia provides an ideal interdisciplinary environment for developing students into excellent researchers in behavior, ecology and physiology. Research is carried out both in natural habitats and well-equipped laboratories. Ph.D. students are fully funded through a bursary scheme awarded by CONACYT (the Mexican National Council for Science and Technology), given that the Ph.D. program is rated by CONACYT as having a standard of excellence.

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·         Several professors and researchers covering a range of research topics (, including primate behavior with Dr. Laura Teresa Hernández Salazar (, Dr. Colleen M. Schaffner (, Dr. Pedro Americo D. Dias ( and Dr. Filippo Aureli (
·         Possibility for research visits abroad
·         Unique fieldwork opportunities
·         Based in the culturally-rich university-town of Xalapa, situated near a variety of natural and archeological attractions
For further information please contact Dr. Laura Teresa Hernández Salazar, coordinator of the Ph.D. program:;