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posdoc position in fish parasitology

Juan Antonio Balbuena j.a.balbuena at uv.es
Fri Oct 27 08:40:37 EST 2000

A Marie Curie Development Postdoctoral Fellowship is available at the
Cavanilles Institute of Biodiversity and Evolutionary Biology of the
University of Valencia, Spain. The position is offered for 2 years. The
successful candidate will develop and optimise methods to establish
legally indisputable evidence for the harvest location of marine fish
based on statistical analysis of parasite assemblages. Besides, he/she
is expected to contribute to develop and consolidate new research lines
in marine fish parasitology at the host institution. The appointee must
hold a doctoral degree or have at least 4 years of full-time research
experience at postgraduate level and be competent in identification,
taxonomy and ecology of helminths, crustaceans and protozoons of marine
fish. Good knowledge of multivariate statistical techniques,
particularly those concerning statistical classifiers, is also highly

Salary will be EUR 44,904 pa. Criteria for eligibility are in accordance
with the Marie Curie Fellowships Scheme. Therefore, applicants must be
nationals of a EU Member State or an Associated State or have been
residents in the EU for at least 5 years, and fulfil additional
requirements regarding age, mobility and previous fellowships (see
http://www.cordis.lu/improving/src/mc_dhf_pd.htm for further details).

The Cavanilles Institute of Biodiversity and Evolutionary Biology was
founded in 1998 as part of the University of Valencia’s strategy to
foster research excellence by relocating the best research teams in
biodiversity and evolutionary biology to an autonomous institute. The
institute is located in purpose-built accommodation furnished with
state-of-the-art facilities for biodiversity and evolution studies.

Applications in quadruplicate must include a CV with list of
publications, copies of 5 selected publications and the names and
addresses of 2 referees. Send applications to

Dr Juan Antonio Balbuena
Cavanilles Institute of Biodiversity and Evolutionary Biology,
University of Valencia
Polígono de la Coma s/n, 46980 Paterna, Valencia, Spain
Tel.: +34 96 398 3658, Fax: +34 96 398 3670
E-mail: j.a.balbuena at uv.es

We regret that applications cannot be made by e-mail.
Closing date: 1 December 2000.

The University of Valencia is an equal opportunities employer and
welcomes applications from suitably qualified people from all sections
of the community. Female candidates in particular are encouraged to

Juan A. Balbuena
Marine Zoology Unit
Cavanilles Institute of Biodiversity and Evolutionary Biology
University of Valencia
P.O. Box 22085
46071 Valencia, Spain
phone: +34 963 983 658  mobile: +34 679 682 751
fax: +34 963 983 670
e-mail: j.a.balbuena at uv.es

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