The postdoc will work with Mevin Hooten at Colorado State University and collaborators at the Bird Conservancy of the Rockies and Oregon State University to develop statistical models that integrate several data sources and improve our understanding of Lesser Prairie-Chicken populations. Deadline for application is Feb. 15, 2021. For details see: http://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/81042
Required: Must have a PhD in statistics, ecology/biology, or closely related field by the start of employment. Must also have demonstrated experience publishing scientific papers in the areas of statistics or quantitative ecology. Must have the ability to develop and implement Bayesian hierarchical statistical models.
Highly Desirable: Working knowledge of unix/linux computer operating systems, proficiency with the R software, experience with population demographic models, experience developing custom software to fit Bayesian models, and an ability to communicate and collaborate with stakeholders on research.