The FRB was created in 2008 and brings together public research organisations, environmental associations, managers of spaces and biological resources, as well as companies.
It is a point of convergence between science and society, around the challenges facing biodiversity research today.
Postdoctoral position 24 months FRB-CESAB: Inferring connectivity patterns of ecological soundscapes from a reconstruction approach based on bird communities and citizen science data.
Contract: 2 years fixed term, full time
Salary: 2568 € gross per month, tickets–restaurant, partial coverage of transport costs and health insurance
Closing date for application: 28/02/2023
Starting date: mid–June 2023
- The project:
A reference map of continental France’s white thread is thus necessary but faces the lack of direct recordings of soundscapes with sufficient spatial and temporal coverage. The FRB-CESAB project ACOUCENE will tackle this aim through model–based soundscapes reconstruction, focusing on a flagship indicator of biodiversity declines, bird sounds.
The ideal candidate will have a PhD in bioacoustics, ecoacoustics or other fields of ecology with demonstrated skills in bioacoustics. Solid knowledge and demonstrated experience in statistical modelling, data management and processing in R and/or Python are key to the project. Alternatively, we would also consider applications from specialists in ecological modeling with demonstrated skills in in data processing, spatial modeling and network analysis, with a strong willingness to learn about biostatistics. Ability to written and oral communication in English are necessary. Ornithological knowledge will be appreciated although it is not a requirement.
- Application instructions:
– A cover letter;
– Your curriculum vitae ;
– One or two publications as a first author, if you have any;
– The names of three academic referees, among which at least one should not have been your Msc or Phd supervisor.