Fully Funded PhD Position in Macroecology, University of Toulouse, France

Expires on: 04/15/2024


Dive into the intricate relationship between vertebrate species and human interactions through a fully funded PhD position at the Centre for Research in Biodiversity and Environment (CRBE), University of Toulouse, France. Explore the functional traits of vertebrates, their ecological significance, and the impact of human uses on biodiversity crisis.

The selected PhD candidate will delve into the intricate web of interactions between vertebrate species and human activities. Through an exploration of functional traits and ecological strategies, this project aims to understand the role of vertebrates within ecosystems and the implications of human uses on biodiversity. By analyzing global trait databases and assessing the ecological impact of human interactions, the research seeks to shed light on conservation strategies necessary for sustainable coexistence between biodiversity and human societies.


  •  Hold a Master’s degree in ecology, evolutionary biology, or related fields.
  • Strong background in functional ecology, community ecology, and/or macroecology.
  • Proficiency in statistical analyses and programming (R, Python).
  • Good communication skills and fluency in English (French proficiency optional).

How to Apply:

 Interested candidates should send their CV along with a cover letter outlining their research interests, relevant experience, and motivations to [contact email or link].

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