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PhD: PhD: Palaeoichthyology

Project Title

PhD: Palaeoichthyology


University of Vienna, Department of Palaeontology

Supervisors and Institutions

Prof. Dr. Jürgen Kriwet (Evolutionary Morphology Research Group (EvoMoRG), Department of Palaeontology, University of Vienna)

Funding Status

Funding is in place for this project

Project Description

The selected candidate will be part of the Vienna Doctoral School of Ecology and Evolution, which includes 12 research groups ( and is expected to conduct a research project within the international research unit “Solnhofen Plattenkalk Biota” on the eco-evolutionary dynamics of Late Jurassic bony fishes (Osteichthyes, Actinopterygii) that ultimately shall lead to a doctoral degree typically in form of a thesis based on publications. The research unit consists of nine research teams who seek to improve our understanding of biotic dynamics in a low latitude, shallow marine biodiversity hotspot over a geologically short time span in deep time, using the ancient Solnhofen Archipelago as a case study.

Contact Name

Jürgen Kriwet

Contact Email

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Closing Date

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Expiry Date

Wednesday, December 8, 2021
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