This is a 2-year, full-time, limited term Research Data Analyst position with the Wildlife Health Laboratory (WHL) at the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. The position would focus on organizing databases for the Ecoregion Biodiversity Monitoring project (2002-present) and assisting with hierarchical modeling of bird, carnivore, small mammal, ungulate, and bat data from sound recorders and cameras. Here is a recent paper illustrating the type of data and modeling the position would work on: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ddi.13374
Here is a link to the WHL website: https://wildlife.ca.gov/Conservation/Laboratories/Wildlife-Health
Applicants would first need to take the online state exam for the Research Data Analyst I classification: https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Exams/Bulletin.aspx?examCD=8PB37
Desirable qualifications for the position at WHL include knowledge of statistics, computer programming (R language), Geographic Information Systems (ArcMap), and wildlife and vegetation survey methods, and quantitative ecological analyses (especially multispecies occupancy modeling).