26/01/2021
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Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Quaternary geology and palaeoecolog (ref 199576)

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    University of Oslo
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Biological sciences
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    21/02/2021 22:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Norway › Oslo
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    37.5

OFFER DESCRIPTION

The Postdoctoral fellow will be part of a multi-disciplinary, international research team working on the project EvoCave: Investigating 122 000 years of high-latitude faunal diversity using palaeozoology, archaeology, palaeoecology and ancient DNA funded by the Research Council of Norway. In this project we will excavate and analyse sediments and fossil remains from cave deposits in northern Norway. These caves provide a rare opportunity for the comparative, interdisciplinary analyses of a high-latitude ecosystem throughout the last interglacial-glacial cycle. Exploratory excavations have discovered an extraordinarily rich fossil assemblage from a range of Arctic and boreal fauna. The postdoctoral fellow will join a strong, international team of scientists from the fields of evolutionary biology, palaeozoology, geology, geochronology, archaeology, aDNA and genomics. 

The project will evaluate hypotheses on the northern limits of boreal ecosystems, mammals and humans in the Arctic and their responses to dramatic shifts in climate during a pre-industrial epoch.

For more information and how to apply: https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/199576/postdoctoral-research-fellow-in-quaternary-geology-and-palaeoecology

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Oslo

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