mercredi 17 juin 2015


We are searching for 2 PhD students to study study the functions of ultrasonic vocalizations in wild house mice.

Applicants should have a strong background in behavioral biology, bioacoustics, or both, and ideal applicants would have experience with rodents, programing (C++) and/or statistical analyses. Good writing and communication skills in English are necessary, and a BSc (or equivalent) degree is required.The positions are funded for three years (funded by the Austrian National Science Fund, FWF).

We are an international institute, operating in English and German  (German is useful but not necessary), located in the Vienna Woods, only  30-min from the center of Vienna, which is ranked as the most livable city in the world.

To apply send:
(1) 1-page cover letter summarizing academic training,  research experience and technical skills; 
(2) CV and copies of  publications, if any; 
(3) copies of transcripts with academic qualifications; 
(4) 2 letters of recommendation.

*Application deadline:**30 July 2015*. Starting date is flexible, but preferably before 1 November 2015.

*Send enquiries and applications to:*
Dustin Penn (
Konrad Lorenz Institute of Ethology, Department of Integrative Biology and Evolution, University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, Vienna, Austria.