Atkinson-EDF-Cornell Postdoc Fellow, Resilient Fisheries – Massachusetts

Environmental Defense Fund -- Cornell University
Boston, MA
Job Category
Post Doctoral Appointments
Salary commensurate with experience.
Start Date
Last Date to Apply
In collaboration with the project team and scientists in the field, the Post-Doctoral Fellow will: • Use existing data and models to emulate and simulate changes to fish stocks in response to climate change. • Develop an understanding of Icelandic fishery management and governance systems. • Identify likely impacts of climate change to Iceland’s fishery sectors and communities. • Identify fishery management methods and approaches responsive to these challenges, using attributes of resilience as a guiding framework.
• A recent Ph.D. in a relevant field (e.g., fisheries science, ecology, physical oceanography, natural resource management, etc.). • Experience with ecosystem processes and ecosystem-based fisheries management. • Strong quantitative skills, including demonstrated experience and fluency in statistical modeling languages (e.g. R and MATLAB). • Understanding of fishery management and governance systems.
Contact Person
Patrick J Sullivan
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