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

Agency
Environmental Defense Fund -- Cornell University
Location
Boston, MA
Job Category
Post Doctoral Appointments
Salary
Salary commensurate with experience.
Start Date
08/01/2019
Last Date to Apply
12/01/2019
Website
https://www.edf.org/jobs/atkinson-edf-postdoc-fellow-resilient-fisheries
Description
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.
Qualifications
• 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
Contact eMail
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