• Description:

    The Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle is seeking a motivated PhD student to join the UMR Mecadev, Funevol team for a project funded by ANR JCJC BiSEv. The position involves conducting research on birdsong biomechanics and evolution, focusing on the morpho-functional relationship between syrinx shape and associated acoustics.

    The PhD student will conduct a comparative anatomical and acoustics study, gathering data from various bird species. They will explore correlations between syrinx shape and sound production, communicate with the team and collaborators, draft scientific papers, and present results at scientific meetings.


    • Master 2 in Biology or Bioacoustics with research experience.
    • Expertise in CT scanning, segmentation, and/or acoustic analyses.
    • Knowledge of birds and functional morphology of vertebrates.
    • Scientific writing skills.

    Required Documents:

    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Cover letter summarizing research interests and experience
    • Names and Contact Information for 2 References

    How to Apply: Send required documents to pauline.provini[at]mnhn.fr.



  • Fields

    • Biological Sciences

    • Biology

  • Qualifications

    • Master

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