|From||Bauer Silke <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date||Fri, 15 Feb 2019 13:02:58 +0000|
Postdoc (or PhD student) wanted in "Development of algorithms for extracting insects from weather radar data"
We seek an enthusiastic postdoctoral researcher (or alternatively, a PhD student) to join our GloBAM-team at the Swiss Ornithological Institute Sempach, Switzerland (www.vogelwarte.ch).
GloBAM is a BioDivERsa (www.biodiversa.org) research project with partners in Switzerland, Belgium, Finland, The Netherlands and the USA.
Migratory animals play significant roles in shaping ecosystems through a variety of transport and trophic effects that also represent services and disservices to human infrastructure, agriculture and welfare. Their aerial and terrestrial habitats have changed
dramatically over the past decades and are expected to change further, particularly from rapid climate change, increased urbanization, wind energy installations, and habitat fragmentation.
Specific tasks of this position
The ideal candidate has
The position is for three years with a starting date of 1 April 2019. Salary is in accordance to the regulations of the Swiss National Science Foundation (www.snf.ch) and to the salary scale of the Swiss Ornithological Institute, with approx. 6200 CHF gross per month in the first year.
Applications should include a letter of motivation detailing research interests and experience, a CV with publication list and contact information of two academic referees. Please submit applications stating “GloBAM Insects” as a single pdf to Irene Schuhmacher (email@example.com) before 28 February 2019. Interviews will tentatively take place in March 2019.
Further information on GloBAM and this position can be requested from Silke Bauer (silke.Bauer@vogelwarte.ch). Please note that there are two more post-doctoral positions within GloBAM that are advertised by consortium partners at the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands (http://ibed.uva.nl/) and at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, USA (http://www.birds.cornell.edu/page.aspx?pid=1662). Details of all four positions can be found at http://www.enram.eu/globam/.
The Swiss Ornithological Institute is a non-profit organisation and the largest private field research institute in Switzerland. We regularly collaborate with different universities in Switzerland and abroad. The Swiss Ornithological Institute disseminates information on birds to the public, media and authorities, works out scientific facts in ornithology and provides arguments for the conservation of birds. Together with our partners, we make sure that nature benefits from the existing knowledge and law.
The full advertisement can also be found at: https://www.vogelwarte.ch/de/vogelwarte/mitarbeit/jobs/postdoc-position-on-global-biomass-flows-of-aerial-migrants-globam-insect-migration-at-the-swiss-ornithological-institute
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Swiss Ornithological Institute | Seerose 1 | CH-6204 Sempach | Switzerland
Tel. ++41 41 462 97 85
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