Postdoctoral Researcher - Perishable Chimpanzee Technology

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Oxford, ENGLAND
Deadline: 10 Feb 2020

The Primate Models for Behavioural Evolution Lab within the School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography is seeking a suitably qualified postdoctoral researcher for a fixed-term of 12 months, commencing on 1 May 2020. The position is funded by an award from Oxford University John Fell OUP Research Fund for a project led by Dr Susana Carvalho that will examine the archaeological signatures left by wild chimpanzees as a result of their use of plant technology to forage for insects.

The successful applicant will be expected to be suitably qualified to PhD level with relevant field experience and a demonstrable track record of publications. You must be able to work independently producing research of an international standard, and to collaborate with team members in Oxford and abroad. Ideally you will be fluent in Kiswahili.

Applications must be received by 12.00 noon on Monday 10 February 2020.

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