Post-Doctoral Position at NTNU

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Post-Doctoral Position at NTNU

Postby sbonner » Fri Oct 16, 2020 9:12 am

Dr. David Westneat from the University of Kentucky has asked me to help advertise a post-doctoral position at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). Please see the details below.



Postdoctoral Scholar Position

The international working group SQuID (Statistical Quantification of Individual Differences; and the Center of Biodiversity Dynamics (CBD; at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) is seeking to hire a POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLAR to join us in augmenting three SQuID activities: 1. Developing new biological understanding by blending the statistics of linear mixed models with simulations of biological processes affecting real data, 2. Refining in-person workshops focused on teaching applications of linear mixed models, and 3. Expanding remote or on-line educational materials. We seek an interactive individual with a PhD in a relevant area and other relevant skills. The successful candidate should have a strong interest in life science and be familiar with topical issues in ecology and evolution, a good knowledge of statistics and computer tools employed by statisticians (e.g., R, C++), and a record of contributing to novel educational approaches to quantitative topics, especially via remote or on-line platforms. The successful candidate would likely start in early 2021 and would participate fully in several planned SQuID activities, including 6 workshops (currently planned to be held at 6 institutions worldwide) combining teaching and research, and one or more working groups focused on both research and educational initiatives. To apply for the job see: ... r-in-squid. Please refer to the application number NV-97/20 when applying. For further information about the position you may contact Jonathan Wright (, David Westneat (, or Niels Dingemanse ( or any squid you happen to encounter.
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