Scholarship Description: The University of Konstanz is inviting application for its PhD position in Communication, social structure and collective movement in animal groups. The position is fully funded for 3.5 years, and open to students of any nationality.
The aim of the position will focus on understanding the interplay between communication and collective movement in wild meerkat groups.
About University: The University of Konstanz is a university in the city of Konstanz in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. The University is situated on the shore of Lake Constance just four kilometers from the Swiss border.
Degree Level: Position is available for PhD programme.
Available Subject: Position is awarded to understand the interplay among communication, social structure, and collective movement in animal groups.
Scholarship Benefits: The position is fully funded for 3.5 years.
Eligible Nationality: Applicants of any nationality are eligible to apply for the position.
Eligibility Criteria: Applicants should have a master’s degree in ecology, zoology, or a related subject, however applicants with a demonstrated interest in biology who have an academic background in another scientific field such as physics, mathematics, computer science, or engineering are also encouraged to apply.
Language Requirements: Applicants must be fluent in English.
Application Procedure: Applicants should apply via the IMPRS application system (due 15 January 2018). Please include a CV, 1 page statement of your research interests, and two recommendation letters.
Deadline: January 15, 2018