Post-Doctoral Research Associate: Tennessee

Agency
National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis & Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Location
Knoxville, TN
Job Category
Post Doctoral Appointments
Salary
$52,000 + benefits
Last Date to Apply
05/01/2022
Website
https://hr.utk.edu/staff-positions/
Description
Start date to be negotiated; Applications will be reviewed as received We are seeking two post-doctoral researchers to join an interdisciplinary team researching potential impacts on species of climate and land use change, and how consideration of these impacts should inform conservation strategies. The post-docs will join a team researching these issues in a set of projects focused on terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems in the central and southern Appalachians and the Southeastern U.S. more broadly. Funding is available to support one position for up to 3 years and the other for more than 2.5 years. The successful appointees will be based in the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis and Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. The post-docs will work closely with research groups managed by Paul Armsworth, Mona Papes and Xingli Giam. Appointed individuals will have a PhD or equivalent in a relevant discipline (e.g., ecology, environmental science, geography, statistics, computer science). Excellent quantitative skills and experience with GIS and spatial data are essential. Experience with species distribution modeling / ecological niche modeling is desirable as is experience with one of either land use change modeling, modeling of aquatic systems or spatial optimization in conservation. The post-docs will liaise with stakeholders drawn from policy and practice as well as researchers from other disciplines (economics, governance, computer sciences) and excellent communication skills are essential. Applications should be submitted online at https://hr.utk.edu/staff-positions/ and should include: 1) A cover letter 2) A CV 3) and contact information for two references EEO/AA Statement / Non-Discrimination Statement The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status. Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA (disability), ADEA (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED). Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the OED office.
Qualifications
- PhD or equivalent in a relevant discipline (e.g., ecology, environmental science, geography, statistics, computer science) - Excellent quantitative skills and experience with GIS and spatial data are essential - Experience with species distribution modeling / ecological niche modeling is desirable as is experience with one of either land use change modeling, modeling of aquatic systems or spatial optimization in conservation
Contact Person
HR
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