PhD Positions in geographical ranges of species contract and erode biodiversity – University of Copenhagen

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PhD Positions in geographical ranges of species contract and erode biodiversity

We are currently looking for enthusiast PhD students to work on multi-disciplinary projects, which aim to improve our understanding of how the geographical ranges of species contract and erode biodiversity.

Research area
PhD opportunities are available in the related fields of ecological modelling, global change biology and biogeography at the University of Adelaide’s School for Biological Sciences, with joint external supervision from staff at the University of Copenhagen’s Centre for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate (CMEC).

Qualifications and specific competences
BSc with Honors or a Master's degree in ecology, climate science, mathematics,
conservation biology or population genetics.

You should also have:

  • A commitment to research excellence
  • Good data management skills
  • Competency in statistical and spatial data analysis
  • Excellent time management and interpersonal skills
  • Evidence of well-developed verbal and written communication skills


Place of Employment

Candidates spend 2 years studying at the University of Adelaide and 1 year studying at the University of Copenhagen.

Application Procedures
Interested candidates are encouraged to start the application process as soon as possible because of southern hemisphere deadlines. 

Open-ended application deadline.

Contact
Professor David Nogués-Bravo 
dnogues@snm.ku.dk

Professor Carsten Rahbek 
crahbek@snm.ku.dk

For full description of PhD opportunities - click here


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