NMBU: Postdoctoral Research Position in Ecology 930 views

Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) and the Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management (MINA) offers a postdoctoral position in Ecology.

Duration: 3 year

Funding agency: The position is funded by the Research Council of Norway’s Klimaforsk program

Project: Trapped in a cold-adapted body: the causes and consequences of phenotypic change in a rapidly warming Arctic

Supervisor: Prof. Leif Egil Loe


  • Individual must have strong quantitative skills, relevant to modelling life history strategies, adaptation and population dynamics.
  • The successful candidate is likely to also be involved in the eco-physiological and behavioral ecology parts of the project.

Starting date: August 1, 2017; but is negotiable.

Academic qualifications:

  • Applicant must hold a PhD degree within a relevant scientific area like ecology, evolution, wildlife biology, biometry, or similar fields.
  • The applicant must demonstrate strong quantitative skills, as well as good skills in English (oral and written).
  • Applicant must have some experience with complex statistical and mathematical modelling of population and/or evolutionary processes.
  • Applicant must be proficient in using the statistical programing language R.
  • Applicant must possess evident scientific writing skills

Desired personal qualities:

  • Motivation to work as part of a team
  • Strong willingness to work primarily analytically for the duration of the postdoctoral project
  • There will be opportunities for field work in Svalbard, but this is not a main part of the position.
  • Interest in climate change effects on ecology and evolution


  • Apply online via the University’s Web Recruitment System
—————Quick Overview————-
Organization Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)
Fellowship Level Postdoctoral
Country Norway
Subject areas Ecology, Evolution, Wildlife Biology, Biometry
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 1st March 2017

Ref.no.: 17/00533

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