Postdoctoral fellow in Biology

Lund University
October 02 2017
Life Sciences, Biology
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Project description

Owl colour vision

Owls are well adapted to a actilely hunting prey at light. Their eyes and visual system are adapted to night vision with high sensitivity, but very little is known about their colour vision abilities. The postdoctoral fellow will stydy colour vision in owls using histological methods but mostly using behavioural experiments.

Required qualifications  

PhD in sensory biology or ecologyCourse/s in sensory biology or sensory ecologyDocumented experience with handling birds of prey and specifically owlsDocumented experience with behavioural experiments on birds of preyExperience in programming (preferentially R)Very good spoken and written EnglishAbility to independently plan and perform projectsGood publication record Required attachments

CV, personal letter, research plan


- Almut Kelber, professor, +46 46 222 34 54,

- My Geborek, personalsamordnare, +46 46 222 95 62,

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