miércoles, 6 de febrero de 2013

Postdoc opportunity in Remote Sensing of Wetlands

The Doñana Biological Station was given the "Severo Ochoa" award by the Spanish Ministry of Economy Competitiveness in 2012. Under this umbrella there will be  7 Postdoctoral Fellowship opportunities in 2013.  The Remote Sensing and GIS Lab (LAST-EBD) can support the application of candidates interested in performing research in Remote Sensing of Wetlands.  You can have a look in this blog to see our research interests. Candidates using remote sensing tools in ecology in general can also be considered.

Contact Dr. Javier Bustamante

Bellow you can see the full details of the announcement:

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunities at Doñana Biological Station (EBD), Sevilla, Spain.

Funded by the “Severo Ochoa” Doñana Biological Station is seeking applicants for seven two-year postdoctoral fellowships. The Doñana Biological Station, belonging to the Spanish Council for Research (CSIC), is currently made up of 43 faculty members working in the following research lines:
  • Plant-Animal Interactions
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Molecular Ecology and Evolutionary Genetics
  • Conservation Biology and Global Change
  • Biological Invasions
  • Ecological Synthesis
  • Wetland Ecology

Both junior and senior postdoctoral candidates with an outstanding publication record are encouraged to apply. Postdoctoral fellows at EBD typically interact with several lab groups and are expected to participate in seminars, discussion groups, training courses and workshops.  Candidates are encouraged to contact potential collaborating faculty members at EBD (
www.ebd.csic.es ) to inquire about current and potential research activities and projects. Selected candidates will be mentored by one or two faculty members designated by the Steering Committee of the Severo Ochoa Program.

Starting date: Summer 2013 approx.
Salary: 39,000 € approx. per yr. before taxes

Candidates should send curriculum vitae, two letters of reference, and a statement of overall scientific goals and interests (approximately 1500 words). Please also indicate the research line, among the seven ones cited above, which better fit your expertise. You may also name faculty members with whom you may like to interact, and who may act as mentors. Selected candidates will participate in ongoing projects led by their mentors.
Applications and Reference letters should be sent to the email or FAX address below. Reference letters must be sent directly by the referee.
severo.ochoa@ebd.csic.es  or Fax: 34 954621125
Closing date for application, 24 February 2013.

Doñana Biological Station hires on the basis of merit and isan equal opportunity employer. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.

On behalf of the Steering Committee of the “Severo Ochoa” Program at Doñana Biological Station,

Juan J. Negro, Director

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