Postdoctoral position in marine food web structure and functioning

Closing date : The offer will remain open until February 28th 2015.
Topic : Combining stomach contents, stable isotopes and modelling to estimate the structure and dynamics of marine trophic networks
Starting date : between April and August 2015
Duration : 24 months
Net salary : 2140 € per month (Gross salary, which includes social services and health insurance, is ca. 2675 € per month)

The Laboratory of Oceanology and Geosciences (UMR CNRS 8187, University of Lille 1, ULCO, Wimereux, France) and the Fisheries Laboratory of Ifremer Boulogne-sur-mer are jointly offering a two-year postdoctoral position to study marine food webs in the English channel with a specific focus on fish. The position is funded by the Regional Council of Nord Pas de Calais.
Applicants must hold a PhD in ecology and be less than 35 years old. Upon starting the postdoctoral position, applicants must have a research experience of at least 18 months after their PhD and French applicants must have spent at least 18 months outside France.

Required skills: applicants should have a strong background in ecology and data analysis and/or dynamical modelling. Knowledge in trophic ecology and associated skills such as stable isotope and stomach content data analyses or bioenergetics and food web modelling would be greatly appreciated.

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