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SLU, Sweden – Researcher Job in Ecology, Rodent and disease ecology Project – Oct 2021

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)

Sweden

Department of Wildlife, Fish, and Environmental Studies seeks Researcher in rodent and disease ecology at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden – Oct 2021

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General Info

Position: Researcher
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: Nov 01, 2021
Contract Period: 12 months
Salary: According to Standard Norms

Workplace:
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Department of Wildlife, Fish, and Environmental Studies
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)
Umea,

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Qualification Details

The applicant should have a PhD in ecology or equivalent and very well developed skills in verbal and written communication in English. Good knowledge and practical experience of working with small mammals is important for the position. We are looking for a highly motivated, independent, and team-oriented candidate with documented experience in studying contact between rodents and humans. The candidate should be experienced in public health issues related to rodent-borne diseases and should be familiar with using serology and/or genetic methods. A documented teaching experience in high education and experience in rodent phylogeny will be a merit.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The researcher will mostly carry out research within the field of rodent and disease ecology. Fieldwork, using live- and snap-trapping of rodents and monitoring their predators is an integral part of the work, as is laboratory work that includes dissections, analysis of antibodies as well as RNA- and DNA-extractions. In addition, the researcher is expected to contribute to education by teaching courses and supervising thesis workers. Finally, the researcher is also expected to apply for both national and international research grants as well as actively communicate the science to society.

How to Apply?

Online Application through "Apply Now" Button from this page or from advertisement webpage (URL below)

Reference Number: -SLU.ua.2021.2.5.1-3485
(If any, use it in the necessary place)

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Documents Required

Documents required to complete the online application process

About the Department

The position is placed at the Department of Wildlife, Fish, and Environmental Studies at The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences in Umeå, Sweden. The department offers a creative and stimulating environment and perform internationally recognized basic and applied research, education and environmental monitoring in the research areas: animal ecology, aquatic ecology, molecular ecology and restoration ecology (see https://www.slu.se/en/departments/wildlife-fish-environmental-studies/research/research-areas/ ). The department has a large proportion of international employees and well established national and international cooperation which gives opportunities for fruitful exchange.

About the Employer: Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)

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Contact details

Frauke Ecke
Associate Prof.
+46-70-263 61 55
frauke.ecke@slu.se

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