Post-Doctoral Associate Opportunity Related to Non-Native Fishes in Florida

Agency
University of Florida, Tropical Aquaculture Laboratory
Location
Ruskin, FL
Job Category
Post Doctoral Appointments
Salary
$48,000
Last Date to Apply
12/31/2019
Website
https://tal.ifas.ufl.edu/
Description
Ecology and management of non-native fishes; ecological risk analysis. Lead and assist in projects related to recent clarification of federal authority under the Lacey Act for interstate transport of injurious wildlife and if these changes have serious implications for southern regional aquaculture. Additional projects could be related to evaluation of invasion risk for marine ornamental fishes, regional risk assessment and climate matching for freshwater non-native fish, modeling of ecological risks of non-native fishes, and non-native fish field and laboratory studies. Contact: Dr. Jeffrey Hill, Associate Professor and Extension Specialist; jeffhill@ufl.edu Dr. Quenton Tuckett, Research Assistant Scientist; qtuckett@ufl.edu Application instructions: Email cover letter, current cv, and contact information for 3 references. Examples of publications or other scholarly works encouraged. The ideal candidate would start before or shortly after January 1, 2020. Candidates will be evaluated on a continuing basis.
Qualifications
A PhD in fisheries, ecology, aquatic biology, ichthyology, aquaculture, or similar discipline. A demonstrated ability to conduct research and effectively communicate (oral and written). Quantitative and fish sampling skills. The candidate must be highly motivated and able to interact with a diverse group of laboratory staff, collaborators, and state agency personnel in a cordial manner. Strong work ethic.
Contact Person
Jeffrey Hill & Quenton Tuckett
Contact eMail
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