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3-year postdoc on passive acoustic monitoring of cetaceans – Aarhus University

Deadline:28 July 2024
Academic contact person:Jakob
Vacant positions:1
Hours per week:37
Number of months:36
Expected date of accession:01 October 2024


We are seeking strong applicants for a 3-year postdoc position to start in October 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter, to work on data management and analysis of passive acoustic data of marine mammals and anthropogenic noise sources.
The position is at the Department of Ecoscience, section for marine mammal research and placed in Aarhus.
Passive acoustic monitoring (PAM) is a key technique for monitoring marine mammals.  At Department of Ecoscience at Aarhus University, we have pioneered the use of PAM in the study of harbour porpoises, both as a general tool for population monitoring, and in dedicated impact studies where the effect of human activities on porpoises are quantified.

Expected start date and duration of employment

This is a 3-year postdoc position (extendable); the expected start date is 1 October 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Job description

The job is anchored in the EU Horizon project DTO-Bioflow, which deals with harmonizing data streams of biological/ecological monitoring data into a centralized database structure. See for more information about the project.


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