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A postdoctoral research position is available in the Jane Goodall Institute Research Center, under the direction of Dr. Anne Pusey, Department of Evolutionary Anthropology, Duke University. The Center conducts analysis of long-term chimpanzee data from Gombe National Park, Tanzania. The position will involve using the long-term data to conduct research in some area of chimpanzee behavior or biology. Other duties will include: coordination of data entry students and volunteers; data quality control; incorporation of new data into the database; writing research queries for colleagues and students; maintaining and updating the lab website.
Applicants should write to Anne Pusey (firstname.lastname@example.org) with a CV/resume; a cover letter and statement of research interests, and the names and contact information for 3 references.
Duke University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Employer.
Essential qualifications include a Ph.D in Evolutionary Anthropology, Biology, or a related field, and expertise with relational databases. Preferred skills include experience with GIS, website design, social network analysis, programming in R.
Term of Appointment:
One year, starting as early as June 2013, with the possibility of renewal based upon satisfactory performance and funding.
All applications received by May 15, 2013 will be certain of review
Anne E. Pusey
Durham, NC 27708
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