Research Associate-Fixed Term

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Position Summary

We seek a research associate to lead/assist in several quantitative fisheries projects involving adaptive management, stock assessment methods, harvest policy analysis, and ecological data analysis. You will assist with the evaluation of stock assessment methods for Great Lakes fisheries, the development of simulation models to evaluate management strategies for Great Lakes and other fisheries, and work closely with stakeholders involved in these fisheries. You will likely also have the opportunity to participate in a structured decision making / adaptive management exercise related to management of Asian carps in the Great Lakes and to explore alternative control strategies for sea lampreys. 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 is for 1 year with possibility of extension for 18 – 24 months.

Required Degree

Doctorate -fisheries science or related discipline

Minimum Requirements

Interest/experience with engaging agency personnel and stakeholders at the interface of technical analysis and resource management is desired.

Desired Qualifications

Strong record of research productivity in quantitative methods.

Required Application Materials

Please submit your CV, letter of interest, and transcripts (unofficial). 

Special Instructions

Questions about the posting can be directed to Drs. Michael Jones ([email protected]) and Kelly Robinson ([email protected]) at the Quantitative Fisheries Center. Review of applications will begin on 02/15/2018 and continue until filled.

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Posted: 1/25/2018
Application Due: 12/28/2018
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