When we have research positions available we will advertise them on this webpage.
If you are interested in working with us, do get in touch (please note that for fieldwork on Seychelles warblers we require mist-netting and ringing experience). We welcome enquiries about:
We are happy to work with post-doctoral researchers on applications for individual fellowships (e.g. NERC Fellowship, RSUK URF, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowships) or post-doctoral grants (e.g. NERC standard grant).
Current PhD opportunities
Genetic and environmental components of senescence in the Seychelles warbler. University of Leeds. Competition funded PhD. Supervised by Hannah Dugdale and David Richardson. Application deadline: March 10th 2017, 17:00 GMT
Causes and consequences of personality in the Seychelles warbler. University of Leeds. Competition funded PhD. Supervised by Hannah Dugdale, Terry Burke and Jan Komdeur. Application deadline: March 10th 2017, 17:00 GMT
Genomic basis of extra-group paternity. Universities of Leeds & Sheffield. Unfunded PhD. Supervised by Hannah Dugdale, Terry Burke and Tim Heaton.
Recently closed PhD calls
Biomarkers of senescence in the Seychelles warbler. University of East Anglia. Funded PhD. Supervised by David Richardson, Martin Taylor and Hannah Dugdale. This position has been filled.
Current Masters opportunities
MHC diversity and pathogen resistance
We are looking for a self-funded Masters student to test the heterozygote advantage hypothesis by conducting a meta-analysis of MHC diversity and pathogen resistance. For further information please click here.
Conservation genetics of reintroduced corncrakes
This self-funded Masters project will investigate relatedness and parentage of reintroduced corncrakes. For further information please click here.