Associate Professor in Ethology
Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology, Linköping University
We are looking for a researcher with relevant expertise in ethology, cognition and animal psychology to further develop the department's profile in these and related subject areas. We are looking for a relatively established researcher with experience of working with several different research fields to illuminate behavior and evolutionary events, both from a basic and applied perspective. The candidate we are looking for must have a great interest in developing both research and teaching in basic and applied ethology, cognition and animal welfare.
The duties assigned to teaching staff may comprise educational responsibilities or research, and administrative tasks. Teachers are also responsible for monitoring developments within their subject areas and developments in the wider community that are significant to their role as a teacher at a higher education institution. The holder of the appointment will participate in teaching at undergraduate and advanced levels.
As associate professor you are expected to initiate, lead, and conduct independent research within the field in line with the division’s activity and directions, particularly in the area of biology that relates to ethology and animal psychology. As associate professor you are also expected to supervise Ph.D. and M.Sc. students, to teach and develop courses at all levels within integrated circuits and systems, to be active in enabling utilization of research results, and to contribute in the division’s and department’s research education.