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Field Assistant in Songbird Research at Tovetorp Research Station at Stockholm Uni, Sweden 2022


Field Assistant in Songbird Research (temporary employment) at Tovetorp Research Station, Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, Sweden 2022


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General Info

Position: Field Assistant
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: Subject to Norms
Salary: According to standard norms

Department of Zoology

Stockholm University (SU), Sweden


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Qualification Details

We are looking for someone with extensive experience conducting and organizing fieldwork on songbirds, ideally with experience working with pied flycatchers (Ficedula hypoleuca) in the wild. The applicant must be able to capture, handle, and measure songbirds and experience organizing a field team. An essential skill is locating, identifying, and recording vocalizations from wild songbirds.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The applicant’s main resposibilities would be conducting and organizing fieldwork on songbirds at a nestbox breeding population at Tovetorp research station. Key tasks would be monitoring breeding, capturing, ringing and measuring adults and juveniles as well as recording songs and other vocalizations of individuals throughout the breeding season.

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
Ref. No.: SU FV-0896-22

Application Procedure

Apply for the position at Stockholm University's recruitment system. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete in accordance with the instructions in the job advertisement, and that it is submitted before the deadline.

Only include the cover letter and CV in your application. Bring copies of grades and certificates if you are called to an interview.

The instructions for applicants are available at: How to apply for a position.

About the Department/Section/Group

The Department of Zoology is one of the departments at the Faculty of Science with about 150 employees. The main research areas are Ethology, Ecology, Population Genetics, Functional Morphology and Systematics.

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Note or Other details

This is a full-time, fixed-term position starting from 2022-04-20 until 2022-08-30. Salaries at Stockholm University are determined individually; therefore, please indicate your requested salary.

Stockholm University strives to be a workplace free from discrimination and with equal opportunities for all.

Union representatives Ingrid Lander (Saco-S), telephone: +46 708 16 26 64, [email protected], Alejandra Pizarro Carrasco (Fackförbundet ST/Lärarförbundet), telephone: +46 8 16 34 89, [email protected], and [email protected] (SEKO).

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Contact details

Further information about the position can be obtained from David Wheatcroft, [email protected].

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