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Postdoctoral researcher - impact of wildlife friendly crop production on pollinators including Javan slow loris

Hiring Organization:
Oxford Brookes University

Date Posted:
2018-07-09

Position Description:
Global Challenges Research Fellow on Environmental Challenges and Resiliance


Oxford Brookes University is hiring a full-time postdoctoral fellow for 2 years, with the possibility to carry on for a third year, to work part time in Oxford, and part time in Java Indonesia, to examine the impact of wildlife friendly crop production on the diversity of insect and mammal pollinators and seed dispersers, including the Critically Endangered Javan slow loris. Java is one of of the most heavily populated islands on earth, and understanding the impact of farming practices on wildlife and on sustainability of crops is essential to food and financial security. The fellow will be involved in ecological monitoring, radio telemetry studies of nocturnal mammals, and will help to facilitate the branding of WIldlife Friendly Enterprise Network products in Java for international export. This project forms part of the long-term research of Professor Anna Nekaris, and is funded by the Global Challenges Fund Initiative. More information can be found here: https://my.corehr.com/pls/oburecruit/erq_jobspec_details_form.jobspec?p_id=054741

Qualifications/Experience:
PhD in a related discipline; a strong publication record in high quality journals; please see the job spec for more.

Salary/funding:
£34,520 rising annually to £37,706

Term of Appointment:
2 years full time with the possibility of a third year

Application Deadline:
9 August 2018

Comments:
Please write to Anna Nekaris with further enquiries

Contact Information:
Prof Anna Nekaris
Gipsy Lane Campus, Headington, Oxford Brookes University, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Oxford OX30BP
United Kingdom

Telephone Number:
+44 (0)1865 483750

Fax Number:
+44 (0)1865 484291

Website:
https://my.corehr.com/pls/oburecruit/erq_jobspec_details_form.jobspec?p_id=054741

E-mail Address:
anekaris@brookes.ac.uk

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