Recruitment Offers

PhD Scholarship: Evaluation of the level of contact between domestic and wildlife populations

Job environment

The successful candidate will be recruited by the Biometry and Evolutionary Biology Laboratory (LBBE; under the supervision of CNRS, UCBL and VetAgro Sup. Built around three pillars consisting of biometry (understood as the set of informatic, statistical and mathematical formalisation tools of biological problems), evolutionary biology and health, this laboratory offers an ideal environment for the development of interdisciplinary projects at the methodology/biology interface in eco-infectiology. The laboratory is also co-holder of the Labex Ecofect.

The candidate will work in the newly created Veterinary Public Health Team within the Department of Evolutionary Ecology, one of the unit’s four departments. As such, he/she will be able to rely on the expertise in wildlife ecology, epidemiology, risk assessment and questionnaire design available in the unit as those available at partners institutions in France and Great Britain.

Duration and start date

3 years from the starting date

Expected start date: April/May 2021

Application criteria

Masters in Veterinary Sciences/Biology/Statistics/Epidemiology/Social sciences or related degree

Knowledge on questionnaire design and analysis would be appreciated but not mandatory.

Good quantitative abilities would be appreciated but not mandatory.

Ability to write and speak English to a high standard.

Must be comfortable and motivated to work in a predominantly French-speaking environment.

Funding body

VetAgro Sup and Claude Bernard Lyon 1 University

How to apply

Please submit current CV, academic qualification certificates and cover letter addressing the requirements above, by email to:
or to:

Contacts for more information

Dr. Thibaud Porphyre (VPH Team lead):

LBBE – Pole EVAAS: Prof. Emmanuelle Gilot-Fromont (VetAgro Sup):

EPIC: Dr. Harriet Auty (University of Glasgow):