Friday, June 21, 2013

Postdoctoral position in Biogeography/Macroecology/Spatial Ecology

The Department of Ecologie and Evolution (DEE;, Faculty of biology and medicine) is opening a position as First Assistant (Postdoc) in
Biogeography/Macroecology/Spatial Ecology.

Starting date          : 01.08.2013 or to be arranged
Contract duration      : 1 year. Renewable for two years
Activity rate          : 80%
Work place             : Lausanne Dorigny, Biophore

Expected profile :
PhD in Biogeography/Macroecology/Spatial Ecology or equivalent
Good skills in computer, programming, GIS, statistics
Good knowledge in macroecological, spatial ecology and biogeographical theory
Willingness to conduct research in spatial ecology, biogeography and eco-informatic modelling and simulations

Description of tasks:
50% at least of the activity will be dedicated to research on modelling and simulating species and community distributions within the Spatial Ecology group (ECOSPAT,
30% of the activity will be dedicated to supporting the Ecospat lab and teaching activities (exercises, practicals, tutorials) within DEE.

Application and contact:
Motivation letter, CV, pdf of PhD thesis, name and coordinates of 3 reference persons
The application is to be submited to Prof. Antoine Guisan, DEE, Biophore, UNIL, 1015 Lausanne, e-mail:

For any information regarding this position, contac: Prof. Antoine Guisan at :
Application deadline:  4 July 2013

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