Open position for a PhD project with a 3-year grant Breeding and movement strategies in Golden Eagles. Application deadline: 1 December 2017.

Research question:
To determine and model the anthropogenic impacts faced by golden eagles during breeding and migration

Team: Nicolas Lecomte (Université de Moncton), Jérôme Lemaître (Ministère des Forêts, de la Faune et des Parcs, Québec), Jean-François Therrien (Hawk Mountain & Université de Moncton)

Qualifications and skills:

  • Team spirit and initiative
  • GIS
  • Good organizational skills and rigour in scientific reasoning
  • Good writing skills (English and French)
  • A plus : Master of R software
  • A plus : Be ready to enroll in a Ph.D program starting in Winter 2018/Summer 2018

Support: One 3-year grant and free registration to the PhD in Life Sciences at Université de Moncton (free registration for Canadian citizens and Permanent residents of Canada). Grant application to e.g. NSERC will be encouraged.

Field work: Boreal and arctic sites

Eligibility: Must have completed a MSc in biology, ecology, geomatics, applied mathematics, or any related field.

How and when to apply?
The application documents are: a letter of motivation (maximum one page), a CV including the contact information of two references (maximum 2 pages), and all academic transcripts. Applications must be sent to Nicolas Lecomte (Nicolas.Lecomte@umoncton.ca) until December 1, 2017.

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