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Post doc in Biological Oceanography

The position is placed at the Department of Arctic and Marine Biology (AMB) and will be part of the research group Arctic Marine System Ecology (AMSE). The research project will focus on the effect of eddy systems on zooplankton and is part of the Norwegian-Chinese Stressor project.

The position is a fixed term position for a duration of two years and three months. Appointment to the position of Postdoctoral Research Fellow is mainly intended to provide qualification for work in top academic positions. It is a prerequisite that the applicant is able to carry out the project over the full course of the employment period. No person may hold more than one fixed-term position as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the same institution. Deadline 8. november. Les mer om stillingen her

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PhD position in evolutionary ecology

There is from the 1st of January 2021 a vacancy for a PhD student position in evolutionary ecology at the Department of Natural History, The University Museum of Bergen. The position is for a fixed-term period of four (4) years, of which 25% (one full year) is work duty (e.g. teaching assistance and curation of scientific collections) at the museum.

The candidate will be working on a project focusing on the evolution of avian egg sizes and clutch sizes, parental care, and hatching success. Central components of the work will include detailed studies of birds in the field, and the use of comparative methods. Deadline 25 september. Les mer om stillingen her



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Tre forskerstillinger i økologi og biologisk mangfold

Avdeling for kulturlandskap og biomangfold har ledig tre faste forskerstillinger ved NIBIO Trondheim. De tre spesialområdene er henholdsvis pollineringsøkologi, landskapsøkologi og biostatistikk. Felles for alle stillingene er at de skal bidra i og videreutvikle avdelingens brede portefølje av prosjekter, fra rene forvaltningsoppdrag til større forskningsprosjekter. Deadline 23 september. Les med om stilingene her



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Two Research positions in ecology/epidemiology

Two positions as Researchers are available at Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis (CEES), Department of Biosciences, University of Oslo. One position is for a period of one year and the second position is for two years. Starting date as soon as possible.

The positions will work within a larger research network to understand the effect of environmental variation on the spatio-temporal dynamics at national, regional, and global scales. In particular, the positions will focus on predicting the current and future seasonal responses of COVID-19 from extracted environmental sensitivity, and extrapolate patterns globally. Deadline 23 september. Mer info om stillingene finner du her



uit logoA PhD fellowship is available at the Faculty of Biosciences and Aquaculture, Nord University (Bodø, Norway) as part of a new research unit in the Ecology Research Group under the leadership of Professor Mark J. Costello. The position is for three years and will be available from 1st November 2020. Deadline September 17th. Finn hele utlysningen her.


uit logoThe Department of Arctic and Marin Biology (AMB) has a position available for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Plant Biotechnology/Bioenergy, for a period of 3 years. Date of commence from 1 January 2021. The position is affiliated with the research group "Micro-organisms and Plants" financed by the ARC - Arctic Centre for Sustainable Energy at UiT. Deadline September 10th. Finn hele utlysningen her.