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Post-Doctoral Fellow - Quantitative Fisheries Research


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Applicants must complete an on-line application process at the following link: http://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/postings/2428 and attach a letter of application stating research interests and career goals and curriculum vitae. When prompted, please provide names, phone numbers, and email addresses of three references. Only complete application materials will be considered. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. For questions regarding the position, please contact Dr. Matt Catalano at mjc0028@auburn.edu

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Post-Doctoral Fellow - Quantitative Fisheries Research
Posting Number P1009F

Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

The School of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences is seeking candidates for the position of Post-Doctoral Scientist to conduct quantitative fisheries research related to several ongoing projects including harvest policy trade-off analyses for Chinook salmon in western Alaska, Red Snapper assessment in the Gulf of Mexico, and creel survey methods for reservoir fisheries. The Associate will primarily develop computer models of dynamic fishery systems, use these models to evaluate harvest policies and stock assessment methods, and publish the findings in high quality scientific journals. The Associate will be integrated into a vibrant and productive lab shared by numerous graduate students and three faculty members, and will have access to excellent computing, field, and lab resources. The research will be conducted in close collaboration with state and federal agency personnel.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum qualifications include an earned Ph.D. in fisheries, marine biology, biostatistics, or related field; strong quantitative and oral and written communication skills.

Desired Qualifications

Expertise in fish stock assessment, Bayesian estimation, and computer programming (e.g., R, WinBUGS, AD Model Builder) is highly desired.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must complete an on-line application process at the following link: http://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/postings/2428 and attach a letter of application stating research interests and career goals and curriculum vitae. When prompted, please provide names, phone numbers, and email addresses of three references. Only complete application materials will be considered. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. For questions regarding the position, please contact Dr. Matt Catalano at mjc0028@auburn.edu

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