Uppsala universitet, Institutionen för organismbiologi

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The Department of Organismal Biology teaches and explores the evolution, development and function on the organismal level. For more information see www.iob.uu.se.

Duties: Investigate the anatomy, especially the tooth-bearing bones, of acanthothoracid placoderms - a group of extinct armoured fishes from the Early Devonian (419-393 million years ago). The project will be based principally on microtomographic data from Czech acanthothoracids. Specific tasks include reconstructing the anatomy, especially the skull and jaws, from tomographic data; carry out phylogenetic analyses of the acanthothoracids on the basis of these data and interpretations; and present the results in articles in peer-reviewed journals.

Requirements: PhD in palaeontology or equivalent. Postdoctoral research experience on early vertebrates, especially acanthohtoracids and other placoderms. Fluent spoken and written English.

Additional qualifications: Experience of reconstructing fossils from tomographic data.

Uppsala University strives to be an inclusive workplace that promotes equal opportunities and attracts qualified candidates who can contribute to the University’s excellence and diversity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people of all backgrounds.

Salary: Individual salary.

Starting date: 01-01-2020 or as otherwise agreed.

Type of employment: Temporary position ending 31-10-2020.

Scope of employment: 100%

For further information about the position please contact: Per Ahlberg, email Per.Ahlberg@ebc.uu.se

Please submit your application by 5 December 2019, UFV-PA 2019/4035.

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Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment 2020-01-01
Salary Individual salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Uppsala
County Uppsala län
Country Sweden
Reference number UFV-PA 2019/4035
Union representative
  • Seko Universitetsklubben, seko@uadm.uu.se
  • ST/TCO, tco@fackorg.uu.se
  • Saco-rådet, saco@uadm.uu.se
Published 21.Nov.2019
Last application date 05.Dec.2019 11:59 PM CET

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