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Postdoc Opportunity!

posted Apr 13, 2017, 6:18 AM by Dai Shizuka   [ updated Apr 13, 2017, 6:20 AM ]

The Shizuka Lab at the School of Biological Sciences, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (www.shizukalab.com) is seeking a postdoctoral researcher to study long-term dynamics of social networks in animal systems. The overarching goal is to understand the causes and consequences of stability and instability of animal societies. Possible projects may include modeling social network dynamics or analyzing of existing animal social network data. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in a relevant field (animal behavior, ecology and evolution, quantitative ecology) by the beginning of the appointment. Preferred qualifications include experience in network analysis in R or other platforms and/or experience managing and analyzing long-term socioecological datasets.

Review of applications will begin May 15th, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. The position will begin as early as August 2017, with an initial appointment for one year and a possibility of extension for an additional year. To apply, send a cover letter outlining your research experience and why you are interested in joining the lab, a CV, and contact information for two references to Dai Shizuka: dshizuka2@unl.edu

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