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BC3 - Basque Centre for Climate Change

Postdoc in Theoretical Ecology for RECODYN project

Research Field: Environmental science 
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Job Summary

The Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3), offers a full-time postdoctoral researcher position to support the research activities in the context of the European Research Council (ERC) project RECODYN (ID: 101043548), led by Dr. Daniel Montoya. This is a 5-year research project funded by the ERC that will be developed at the ‘Biodiversity, Ecosystems and Global Change’ lab, and within the framework of the Terrestrial Ecosystems Research Line (RL3).

The postdoctoral researcher will lead, together with the PI and other theoreticians, the development of models that integrate temperature-dependent community dynamics and metacommunity theory. These models will include various perturbation scenarios and investigate the recovery of communities after such perturbations. Generally, the researcher will support the PI and the rest of the team to achieve the scientific objectives of the project, publish and disseminate project findings.

Job Description

Key responsibilities:

Models of ecosystem recovery dynamics: development, running, interpretation, visualization, etc
Analyse and visualize data
Write manuscripts and disseminate results
Support the organization of project meetings and conferences across the project
Help train and mentor other team members if necessary

Main requirements/skills:

Strong analytical skills, good knowledge of statistics, and programming experience.

Degree in Theoretical Ecology, Physics or Mathematics

The applicant must have good interpersonal and communication skills, as well as excellent written and oral command of English is required
Academic excellence in Theoretical Ecology, evidenced by previous works including PhD or postdoctoral research
Ability to work collaboratively

IMPORTANT: Applications including links to previous works/projects/initiatives that show how the applicant meets these requirements will be given priority.


Benefits and work environment:

Interdisciplinary and inspiring work environment. Researchers will join a vibrant interdisciplinary research center of empirical and theoretical ecologists, computer scientists, economists and social scientists.
Quiet and spacious workspaces
Possibility of participating in internal training, learning, or corporate social responsibility activities of the center
35-hour week work calendar
30 days of vacation per year

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Job Details

Type of Contract Temporary 
Status Full-time 
Hours Per Week 35h  
Company/Institute Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3) 
Country SPAIN 
State/Province Bizkaia 
City Leioa 

Organization/Institute Contact Data

Organization BC3 - Basque Centre for Climate Change 
Organization/Institution Type Research Laboratory 
Faculty/Department/Research Lab  
Country SPAIN 
City Leioa 
Postal Code E-48940 
Street Parque Científico de la UPV - Bº Sarriena, s/n - Edificio Sede, 1-planta 1ª 
Phone +34 944 014 690 
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Application Details

Envisaged Job Starting Date 2022-10-25 
Application Deadline 2022-11-30 
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