Postdoctoral Fellowship in Evolutionary Biology/Ornithology 2019, University of Oslo, Norway

University of Oslo, Norway


May 19, 2019


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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Evolutionary Biology/Ornithology

A position as Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Evolutionary Biology/Ornithology is available at the Natural History Museum, University of Oslo. The position is placed in the “Sex and Evolution Research Group” (SERG).

The appointment is a fulltime position and is made for a period of four years with 25 % duty work devoted to teaching, supervision, collection management (curatorial work in the ornithological collection of NHM), outreach activities and administration. The postdoctoral fellow is expected to acquire basic pedagogical competency in the course of the fellowship period within the duty component of 25 %.

The main purpose of the fellowship is to qualify researchers for work in higher academic positions within their disciplines.

Starting date no later than 01.10.2019.

Qualification requirements

The candidate must have a PhD in ecology, evolution or avian systematics. We seek a highly competent and motivated early career evolutionary biologist, with skills in comparative analyses and evolutionary modelling and experience with bioinformatic tools for handling large genomic data sets. Experience with ornithological field work and good knowledge in bird systematics is required, while experience with work on spermatozoa, including microscopy and morphometry, and other natural history collection work, will be considered advantageous.

A good command of written and spoken English is required.

We offer

  • Salary NOK 515 200 – 597 400 per annum depending on qualifications in position as Postdoctoral Research Fellow (position code 1352)
  • Challenging research questions and a friendly working environment
  • Full funding of the project research-related activities, including field work, lab work and presentation of results at international conferences
  • Membership in the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund
  • Attractive welfare benefits

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May 06, 2019