Phd Position On The Social Lives And Cooperative Abilities Of Rüppell’S Vultures (1.0 Fte)

Utrecht University
October 01, 2023
Offerd Salary:€2,770
Working address:N/A
Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Full time
Working type:N/A
Ref info:N/A
PhD position on the social lives and cooperative abilities of Rüppell's

vultures (1.0 FTE)

Job description Join the Animal Behaviour & Cognition research group as PhD candidate in animal behaviour. You will work in the newly formed lab on vulture social cognition led by Dr. Jorg J. M. Massen. The position is for 4 years (Full- time/1.0 FTE) and involves 90% research time and 10% teaching activities within the group.

Qualifications We are looking for an enthusiastic new colleague who meets the following criteria:


  • a full-time position for 4 years;
  • a full-time gross salary starting at €2,770 in the first year and increasing to €3,539 in the fourth year (scale P Collective Labour Agreement Dutch Universities (cao));
  • 8% holiday bonus and 8.3% end-of-year bonus;
  • a pension scheme, partially paid parental leave, and flexible employment conditions based on the Collective Labour Agreement Dutch Universities.
  • In addition to the employment conditions from the CAO for Dutch Universities, Utrecht University has a number of its own arrangements. These include agreements on professional development, leave arrangements, sports and cultural schemes and you get discounts on software and other IT products. We also give you the opportunity to expand your terms of employment through the Employment Conditions Selection Model. This is how we encourage you to grow.

    About the organization

    A better future for everyone. This ambition motivates our scientists in executing their leading research and inspiring teaching. At Utrecht University, the various disciplines collaborate intensively towards major strategic themes. Our focus is on Dynamics of Youth, Institutions for Open Societies, Life Sciences and Pathways to Sustainability. Shaping science, sharing tomorrow.

    Additional information

    If you have any questions that you'd like us to answer, please contact Jorg Massen at [email protected].

    Everyone deserves to feel at home at our university. We welcome employees with a wide variety of backgrounds and perspectives.

  • your letter of motivation;
  • your curriculum vitae;
  • the names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of two or three references.
  • If this specific opportunity isn't for you, but you know someone else who may be interested, please forward this vacancy to them.Some connections are fundamental – Be one of them #FundamentalConnection

    The application deadline is 01/10/2023

    From this employer

    Recent blogs

    Recent news