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PH.D. STUDENTSHIPS IN ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR

Hiring Organization:
Universidad Veracruzana

Date Posted:
2014-02-12

Position Description:
PH.D. STUDENTSHIPS IN ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR

The Instituto de Neuroetologia of the Universidad Veracruzana (Xalapa, Mexico) is currently seeking exceptional applicants for its Ph.D. program in Animal Behaviour.

The Instituto de Neuroetologia provides an ideal interdisciplinary environment for developing students into excellent researchers in behaviour, ecology and physiology. Research is carried out both in natural habitats and well-equipped laboratories. Ph.D. students are fully funded through a bursary scheme awarded by CONACYT (the Mexican National Council for Science and Technology), given that the Ph.D. program is rated by CONACYT as having a standard of excellence.

FFor more details visit:
www.uv.mx/dneuro/estudiantes/procesos-administrativos/
www.uv.mx/dneuro/


HIGHLIGHTS:

Several professors and researchers covering a range of research topics (www.uv.mx/dneuro/docentes-e-investigadores/nucleo-academico-basico/), including primate behavior with Dr. Ariadna Rangel-Negrín (ari_rangel@hotmail.com), Dr. Laura Teresa Hernández Salazar (www.uv.mx/personal/terehernandez/), Dr. Colleen M. Schaffner (www.uv.mx/personal/cschaffner/), Dr. Pedro Dias (www.uv.mx/personal/pdias/) and Dr. Filippo Aureli (www.uv.mx/personal/faureli)

· Possibility for research visits abroad
· Unique fieldwork opportunities
· Based in the culturally-rich university-town of Xalapa, situated near a variety of natural and archeological attractions

For further information please contact Dr. Laura Teresa Hernández Salazar, coordinator of the Ph.D. program: terehernandez@uv.mx; herlatss@gmail.com

Qualifications/Experience:
Knowledge of Spanish and English is essential.
Master's Degree in related subject area (biology, animal behavior, anthropology, zoology, psychology).

Salary/funding:
Fully funded bursary with tuition remission

Application Deadline:
March 31, 2014

Contact Information:
Laura Hernandez Salazar
Instituto de Neuroetologia
Xalapa
Mexico

Website:
http://www.uv.mx/dneuro/estudiantes/procesos-administrativos/

E-mail Address:
terehernandez@uv.mx

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