Post-doctoral Fellow in the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Hong Kong

Post-doctoral Fellow in the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Hong Kong

The University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong, China

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the School of Biological Sciences (Ref.: 494109), to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Biological Science, Ecology, Animal Behaviour or equivalent. They should have a strong background in bioacoustics and animal communication, including analysis using appropriate softwares. Experience in analysing infrasonic vocalisations, mammalian systems and social context of vocalisations would be an advantage. The appointee will study the structure of vocalisations in male elephants and develop research projects on individual-variation in these calls and the social context of the vocal communication, using an already-collected dataset. Opportunities to design new studies and collect field data may be provided, following the publication of analyses on the pre-existing dataset. More information about the research can be found at https://www.hannahsmumby.co.uk. Enquiries about the post should be sent to Dr. Hannah Mumby at hsmumby@hku.hk.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online at the University’s careers site (http://jobs.hku.hk) and upload an up-to-date C.V. with references, a cover letter and a brief statement of research interests. Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until March 29, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

The University is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency

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Post-doctoral Fellow in the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Hong Kong