Funded PhD: Selection in albatross populations

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Funded PhD: Selection in albatross populations

Post by timotheechionomys »

I have a fully funded PhD position available for a student to study current natural selection in albatross populations.

The student will apply and develop cutting-edge statistical methods to quantify patterns of natural selection acting on series of traits, infer the causal mechanisms of selection, and study the interplay of demography and selection in wild populations. The work will use data from the long-term monitoring of several albatross populations at French sub-antarctic territories. The student will contribute to fieldwork on Kerguelen island and collect original data on nest properties.

The student will be based at CEBC (affiliated La Rochelle Université - CNRS), Chizé, France. The research campus is located in the middle of a forest in the countryside, 1h from the Atlantic coast.

The expected starting date is October 2024, for a duration of 3 years. The project description can be found here: ... glish.pdf
Apply by sending a CV and cover letter to Interested candidates can contact me informally for extra details.