The postdoctoral researcher will be employed on a full-time, fixed term, three-year contract with a four-month probation. The successful candidate will join an actively growing BioGeoScience Community at the University of Helsinki and will be part of the scientific community at both the Finnish Museum of Natural History and at the Department of Geosciences and Geography at the University of Helsinki. The successful candidate will also likely collaborate with Seth Finnegan (University of California, Berkeley), Lee Hsiang Liow (University of Oslo), and Melanie Hopkins (American Museum of Natural History).
They are seeking a highly motivated researcher with strong quantitative skills to work on one of the following themes: Analytical paleontology, macroecology, community ecology, and the statistical tools in paleobiological research, Carbonate sedimentology, carbonate sequence stratigraphy, basin analysis. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience either in paleobiological research or in carbonate sedimentology. However, as our research is cross-disciplinary it is possible to contribute coming from several different fields. Thus, we welcome applications from exceptional candidates, with a quantitative background, from other fields. However, it is essential to have a genuine interest in the interplay of global change in climate, sea-level and biodiversity. It is also important for the candidate to have strong programming skills and experience in working with large data sets.
Please submit your application as a single pdf file which includes:
• CV and list of publications
• contact details of two references (e.g. MSc/PhD thesis supervisors)
• a cover letter with a description of your research interests
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