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JOB: postdoc position in statistical ecology at Bielefeld University, Germany
sábado, 03 febrero 2018

The Statistics & Data Analysis Group within the Department of Business Administration and Economics at Bielefeld University has an opening for a postdoc position. The position is part-funded by the collaborative research centre (CRC) SFB/TRR 212, "A Novel Synthesis of Individualisation across Behaviour, Ecology and Evolution: Niche Choice, Niche Conformance, Niche Construction (NC3)".

The successful candidate will be actively involved in the activities of the CRC, and in particular - will develop novel statistical methods for making biological inference on niche choices from behavioural time series data (50 %)
- will conduct some of the real-data analyses of empirical projects conducted within the CRC (35 %)
- will contribute to teaching activities within the Department of Business Administration and Economics (10 %)
- will be involved in administrative activities within the department (5 %)

We expect
- a university degree in statistics or in a related field
- a completed or nearly completed PhD degree in statistics or in a related field
- a solid background in mathematical statistics
- a track record in statistical method development
- a good knowledge of statistical software (e.g. "R")
- very good English language skills
- ability to work independently and as part of a team
- solid coordinating and organisational skills

Preferable qualifications
- experience in interdisciplinary research
- a solid background in time series analysis
- knowledge of software for Bayesian inference (e.g. "Stan")

For more information, see
http://www.uni-bielefeld.de/Universitaet/Aktuelles/Stellenausschreibungen/Anzeigen/Wiss/wiss17339_Englisch.pdf