Postdoctoral Position in Philosophy at University of Otago

University of Otago has an opening postdoc fellowship in philosophy. This fellowship is available for all students around the world. The deadline for applying is March 02, 2015.

We are seeking a post-doctoral researcher with interests in forecasting impacts of climate change on the community and evolutionary ecology of plants. The position is funded for two years. The project will further develop an existing dynamic vegetation modelling platform for temperate forests. This model simulates the evolution of plant functional traits as constrained by trade-offs between traits and by competitive interactions between individual plants.

Your task will be to improve the model 's representation of selected ecological processes and to compare the model's behaviour to existing forest plot inventory data.

Application Requirements

- The project requires skills in plant physiology, evolutionary biology, mathematical ecology and computer programming (C/C + +).
- Candidates should have first degrees in Biology, Ecology and Evolution, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics or related subjects.

How to apply?

- The position will be offered as a fixed-term (two years) position at the level of Postdoctoral Fellow. The preferred starting date is 1 May 2015.
- To see a full job description and to apply online go to the link bellow.

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