Postdoctoral Scholar (Researcher), University Park, PA

Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA
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Post Doctoral Appointments
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Postdoctoral Scholar (Researcher) We seek a postdoctoral scholar researcher who will engage in research that will support our population dynamics and decision analysis work. The postdoc will be supervised by Dr.'s Evan Grant at the Patuxent Wildlife Research Center (Northeast ARMI) and Dr. David Miller, The Pennsylvania State University (Applied Population Ecology Lab). We strongly encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, and particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups in amphibian ecology, quantitative ecology, or statistics. Application Submit a cover letter outlining interests and qualifications, CV, and names and contact information for three potential references. Candidate must provide evidence that all requirements have been met for completion of the Ph.D. prior to the effective date of hire. Please address any questions to Dr. David Miller ( or Dr. Evan Grant ( The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and sustainability in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity in society and nature, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission. Apply online at CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: For more about safety at Penn State, and to review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and security matters, please go to, which will also provide you with detail on how to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report. Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Copyright ©2022 Inc. All rights reserved.
Qualifications 1. Ph.D. in quantitative ecology, wildlife ecology, or related fields. 2. Knowledge of wildlife population ecology, modeling, statistics, decision analysis. 3. Excellent verbal and written communication skills to facilitate a collaborative research environment and dissemination of results in scientific outlets. 4. Commitment to maintaining an inclusive work environment and to effective collaboration and mentoring within a diverse team of scientists. This is a one-year limited-term appointment with potential for extension based on the scope of the applicant's interests and contingent on funding.
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