Tel: (+34) 96-354 40 51
Positions- 1 Junior Post doc (one year) & 1 PhD student.
The research project involves extensive behavioural experiments, some molecular work (such as metagenomic analysis of gut microbiota or analysis of cuticular hydrocarbons) and, potentially, some theoretical modelling.
• Requirements: PhD in animal behaviour/evolutionary biology and good verbal and written English.
• Advantages: background in social evolution, sexual conflict or sexual selection, molecular experience; experience in microbiology; experience working with Drosophila; modelling.
• Requirements: MSc in biology, ecology, evolutionary biology or similar and good verbal and written English.
• Advantages: background in social evolution, sexual conflict or sexual selection; experience with behavioural analysis; molecular experience. We are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic, hard-working candidate with some background (and/or a strong interest) in animal behaviour and evolutionary biology.
Funding- The junior post doc position is fully funded for one year (beginning early 2017; preferably January). PhD candidates would ideally join our lab for a period of 6-12 months as part-time or full-time lab assistants (funded), with the objective to learn the system, obtain hands-on research experience and apply for independent funding for their PhD via our University’s or the Spanish national fellowship scheme (starting 2018).
Applications- Applications must contain a motivation letter in English (why you are good candidate for the position, why you are interested, how you could contribute to the project, etc.), CV (including publication list, if any), and 2 contact persons for references.