POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE: SOCIAL COMPETITION AND CO-OPERATION

 

UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL, INSTITUTE OF INTEGRATIVE BIOLOGY

Full time post-doctoral position, 3 years fixed term

Salary range: £32,277 – £37,394

 

The Mammalian Behaviour & Evolution Group at the University of

Liverpool are seeking an enthusiastic individual with expertise

in animal behaviour research to investigate how competition affects

co-operative behaviour between female kin in wild house mice. You should

have (or be about to obtain) a PhD relevant to behavioural research,

with excellent experimental and communication skills. Experience in the

study of reproductive competition and/or co-operative breeding would be

advantageous. The post is available for 3 years.

 

Based at the Leahurst Campus on the Wirral, the Mammalian Behaviour

& Evolution research group (www.liv.ac.uk/mbe) currently comprises

four full time members of academic staff, several associate members, a

Senior Experimental Officer, five postdoctoral researchers, six research

technicians and 10 postgraduate research students. In addition to weekly

laboratory meetings and journal clubs, we interact regularly with research

groups based at the Liverpool Campus, and share a joint weekly seminar

series of external speakers in Evolution, Ecology and Behaviour.

 

Closing date for applications: 21st November 2014

 

Further details:

http://www.liv.ac.uk/working/jobvacancies/currentvacancies/research/r-586737/

 

Informal enquiries: Paula Stockley (p.stockley@liv.ac.uk)

 

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Dr Paula Stockley

Mammalian Behaviour & Evolution Group

University of Liverpool

Leahurst Campus

Chester High Road

Neston CH64 7TE, UK

 

tel: +44 151 794 6103

mail: p.stockley@liv.ac.uk

http://www.liv.ac.uk/mbe

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