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Postdoctoral researcher (F/M) CNRS – Climate impacts on lizards - ERC project ECOFEED

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Français - Anglais

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General information

Reference : UMR5174-JULCOT-002
Workplace : TOULOUSE
Date of publication : Friday, February 01, 2019
Type of Contract : FTC Scientist
Contract Period : 24 months
Expected date of employment : 1 May 2019
Proportion of work : Full time
Remuneration : from 2530 to 3509.82 € per month (gross salary) depending on the experience
Desired level of education : 5-year university degree
Experience required : Indifferent


• The hired researcher will work on the ERC-CoG project ECOFEED which aims at studying the impacts of climate change on eco-evolutionary feedbacks

• She/he will manage the monitoring of semi-natural populations of lizards undergoing climatic treatments

• She/he will also contribute to the monitoring of ecological conditions in lizards habitats


• Organizing and coordinating the experimental steps

• Monitoring populations in a semi-natural context

• Characterizing lizards for behavior and thermal phenotype

• Conceiving and adapting protocols for experiments and population monitoring

• Managing databases

• Analyzing databases to estimate phenotypic plasticity and selection gradient

• Molecular analyses (extraction, PCR)

• Presenting results in meeting, seminars and conferences

• Writing reports and scientific articles


• PhD in ecology or biology

• Knowledge in methods for experiments, sampling and biological analyses

• Knowledge in ecotherms' behavior and thermal phenotype

• Knowledge in population biology and evolutionary processes

• Knowledge in statistical analyses (software R, multivariate analyses, mixed models)

• Knowledge in the maintenance and housing of small ectotherm vertebrates

• Knowledge of the rules and recommendations for experiments in animals

• Used experimental and sampling methods

• Created experimental protocols

• Managed a team of students

• Independence, anticipating issues, leadership

• Spoken and written English B2 to C1

• All these skills are not required, but will help ranking applicants

Work Context

• Activities take place outdoor or in a research lab

• Start between May 1st and 15th

Constraints and risks

• Activities require to spend 4-5 months in Ariege (108 km from Toulouse)

• Activities require to adapt to timing constraints of experiments

• Requires the driver licence

Additional Information

To apply: upload a CV and a motivation letter on the job portal of the CNRS, https://emploi.cnrs.fr, before March 1st 2019. Interviews will take place by mi March 2019 between applicants and the project scientific committee.

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