Postdoctoral Researcher in Evolutionary Demography, Syddansk University

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Postdoctoral Researcher in Evolutionary Demography

Job description:

The University of Southern Denmark plans to open a new Centre for Biodemography in Odense on 1 January 2013 provided that matching funding can be found. Conditional on funding, 18 researchers may be recruited - nine associated with the Institute of Biology and the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at the Faculty of Science and nine (including Professor James W. Vaupel, who would be the director of the centre) with the Institute of Public Health in the Faculty of Health Sciences. All researchers should have substantial knowledge of demography as well as either biology or statistical methods.
� A postdoctoral fellow to do research on (1) when and why senescence (increasing mortality and declining fertility with age) evolved among aquatic invertebrates and (2) how extant aquatic invertebrates survived the Permian Extinction and other major extinction events.
The University reserves the right to not fill the position described above or to postpone recruitment to a date after 1 January 2013.
If you are interested in applying for this position, please contact Professor James W. Vaupel at
Application, salary, etc.:

The successful applicant will be employed in accordance with the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and AC (the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations).
The application must include the following:
� A curriculum vitae including information on previous employment and teaching experience.
� A full list of publications stating the scientific publication on which the applicant wishes to rely.
� A list of all enclosures
Each enclosure must be numbered and marked with the applicant�s name
To qualify you must have passed a PhD or equivalent. Applications will be assessed by an expert assessor/committee. Applicants will be informed of their assessment by the university.
The University encourages all interested persons to apply, regardless of age, gender, religious affiliation, or ethnic background.
Please send the application, marked "job ID 123030", including enclosures by e-mail (in Adobe PDF format alternatively Word 2003 or newer format) to

Closing date 3 September, 2012 at 12 noon
Location: Odense

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