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M/W post-doctoral biologist in evolutionary biology and behavioral ecology

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Français - Anglais

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General information

Reference : UMR7588-WILDAN-002
Workplace : PARIS 05
Date of publication : Friday, May 08, 2020
Type of Contract : FTC Scientist
Contract Period : 6 months
Expected date of employment : 1 July 2020
Proportion of work : Full time
Remuneration : gross salary monthly 2695€
Desired level of education : PhD
Experience required : 1 to 4 years

Missions

Conceive, carry out, analyze and enhance the results of experiments as part of the project on the functions of transparency in butterflies. The experiments will consist of field predation experiments and a predation video game.

Activities

• Collaborate in the development of a video game aimed at testing the role of transparency as camouflage
• Manage the human and technical resources related to the game and its use
• Train the students hired to help with the collection of data
• Define the data collection and analysis protocol
best suited to the problem and lead it in
specialist independently
• Analyze the data collected during the experiments at
using appropriate statistical tools
• Write the results obtained in the form of an article
• Promote the results at an international conference
• Transfer the knowledge and results acquired under
form of “Science Fair” type interventions
with the general public
• Participate in the development of a video game as
biologist specialist in dialogue with a
computer engineer
• Participation in the writing of scientific reports
related to funding requests

Skills

Knowledge:
• Thorough knowledge in evolutionary biology and
ecology
• Solid knowledge in communication ecology and in vision
• Scientific English fluent in written and spoken (level
B2 or equivalent)

Operational skills:
• Design a predation experience protocol on the ground
• Design an experience protocol involving
participatory science
• Good level in bio-statistical analyzes, mastery of R
requested
• Knowledge of image analysis software (ImageJ or
equivalent)
• Writing scientific articles

Medium-term development factors:
• Diversification of skills in measurement techniques
transparency optics
• Expansion of skills in statistical analysis
• Deepening of skills in evolutionary biology and behavioral
• Acquisition / deepening of skills related to participatory science

Impact on standard employment:
• Mastery of statistical tools for comparative analysis on R
• Training in optical transparency measurements

Work Context

• Variability of working hours to adapt to the requirements of field experiences (visiting hours for museums, work on certain weekends due to field conditions)

Constraints and risks

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