Project assistant in Biology
Planning and the execution of physiological and behavioural studies in birds with the goal to study the magnetic sense in birds. The work includes genetic and immunohistochemical studies of the avian retina, as well as behavioural experiments with bird in a labyrinth.
To be considered, a Master's degree in Biology is required, extensive knowledge in genetic and immunohistochemical methods, including microscopy, to examine the presence of candidate magnetoreceptors in the avian retina, as well as practice in training zebra finches in a labyrinth.
In addition, the successful candidate needs to have good knowledge in the field of animal orientation and magnetoreception to be eligible for qualification. Personal suitability will be highly rated.
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