‘Social structure and decision-making in sanctuary-living chimpanzees’
Dates of commencement: late July 2023
Deadline to apply: 7st June 2023
We seek a research assistant to join an exciting new research project in Zambia studying social structure and decision-making in sanctuary-living chimpanzees at Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage. The role involves working alongside a team of local and international researchers to collect naturalistic and experimental behavioural data on multiple groups of chimpanzees. The project is an excellent research training opportunity in an international collaboration. Full training will be provided onsite by the lead postdoctoral researcher. For more information on Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage, see https://chimfunshiwildlife.org/
Duration of position: 3 months
Expressions of interest: Please email Jake Brooker (jake.s....@durham.ac.uk), Dr Zanna Clay (zanna....@durham.ac.uk), or Dr Edwin van Leeuwen (e.j.c.va...@uu.nl) for queries and applications. To apply, please send a CV and a 1-page cover letter describing your qualifications, suitability and interest, with “Zambia RA” in the subject line.