Post Doctoral Associate – Florida

Agency
Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
Location
Gainesville, FL
Job Category
Post Doctoral Appointments
Salary
~$50,000
Start Date
10/01/2020
Last Date to Apply
10/01/2020
Description
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Cooperative Research Unit is seeking applicants for a 12-18 month post-doctoral fellow position at the University of Florida in the Wildlife Ecology and Conservation program to start in October of 2020 (or soon thereafter). The Post-doc will assist with the US Fish and Wildlife Service’s Species Status Assessment process for a variety of species listing decisions in the south western United States. The work will primarily involve working with service biologists to develop data analyses and projection models to assess the current and future status of species under consideration for listing under the Endangered Species Act. Successful applicants will have strong statistical analysis skills and strong background in population viability modeling. The post-doc will lead the analysis of available data sets and simulation modeling for future status working closely with the USFWS to ensure that the analytical results are useful to the Species Status Assessment and service decision processes. For more information regarding the position, please contact Conor P. McGowan, cmcgowan@auburn.edu.
Qualifications
We are looking for a quantitative ecologist with expertise in demographic estimation or simulation modeling. Applicants must have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment. Preferred applicants will have experience working in collaboration with managers/decision makers to develop decision relevant analyses.
Contact Person
Conor McGowan
Contact eMail
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