Postdoctoral Research Associate-Michigan

Agency
Quantitative Fisheries Center, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Michigan State University
Location
East Lansing, Michigan
Job Category
Post Doctoral Appointments
Salary
$45,000
Start Date
01/01/2019
Last Date to Apply
01/01/2019
Website
http://www.canr.msu.edu/qfc/
Description
Research associate to play a leadership role in fitting multispecies state-space assessment models for prey fish in Lake Huron and to develop simulation models based on the assessment results. The research associate will also have the opportunity to assist with the evaluation of stock assessment methods for Great Lakes fisheries, and the development of simulation models to evaluate management strategies for Great Lakes and other fisheries. Interest/experience with engaging agency personnel and stakeholders at the interface of technical analysis and resource management is desired. You may also participate in other QFC activities, including preparation for and delivery of on-line and short-courses on quantitative fisheries methods and participating in consulting projects with QFC supporting partners. Initial appointment for one year, renewable for second year.
Qualifications
Minimal qualifications: PhD in fisheries science or related discipline with a strong record of research productivity in quantitative methods. You must apply at www.careers.msu.edu using posting 53225 or access the posting directly at: http://www.careers.msu.edu/cw/en-us/job/500003/research-associatefixed-term Application materials include CV, letter of interest, and transcripts (unofficial). Position is open until filled or cancelled, applications will be reviewed as submitted starting October 20. Questions about the posting can be directed to Dr. James (Jim) R. Bence (bence@msu.edu). Please include your CV with your initial email contact.
Contact Person
Dr. Jim Bence
Contact eMail
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