Postdoctoral Research Associate

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Posting NumberG/R03489PWorking TitlePostdoctoral Research AssociateDepartmentWarnell USGS/ GA Fish & Wildlife RschAbout the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/DepartmentCollege/Unit/Department websiteEmployment TypeEmployeeAdditional Schedule InformationAdvertised SalaryAnticipated Start Date08/01/2019Posting Date06/14/2019Closing DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to Applicants

Please see Link to UGAJobs Posting. Requested materials include: 1) a cover letter describing professional interests (1-page max), 2) a CV, 3) unofficial transcripts of college-level work, and 4) contact information for 3 professional references. Open until filled. Preferred start is Fall 2019.

Location of VacancyAthens Area EOO Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

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Minimum Qualifications should list both the minimum degree and the field which the degree must be earned. If prior work experience is required, the posting should list both the job in which the experience must be gained, and the minimum duration that will be accepted.

Classification TitlePost-Doctoral Associate ADFLSAExemptUGA Job CodeJob FamilyFTE1.0Minimum QualificationsPosition Summary

Provide statistical and technical assistance to the National Park Service’s Inventory and Monitoring program; assist with development of survey designs and monitoring protocols; develop methods and tools for quality-control review, analysis, and visualization of data collected on vegetation, water quality, wildlife, and more; prepare and provide statistical-support reports; present research results to partners and at scientific conferences; publish in peer-reviewed literature; assist with development of research proposals; and interact with scientists at the National Park Service and the Georgia Cooperative Research Unit and our partners. Other related duties may also be assigned as needs arise (e.g., required training, contribution to general operation of the research unit). Further, lab members are expected to help maintain a supportive collegiate environment.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position

Required – PhD in Ecology, Natural Resources, Statistics, or related field; experience with managing data and statistical modeling; proficiency with R; written and oral communication skills corresponding to quantitative analyses. Preferred – record of scholarship and data visualization, experience with monitoring data collected from natural habitats and wild populations, knowledge of generalized linear models and population dynamics.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies Physical Demands

sitting, standing, lifting no greater than 50 lbs, working in different climate elements

Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? NoDoes this position require a P-Card? NoIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? NoIs driving a requirement of this position?YesDoes this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?NoDoes this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, or patient records)?NoPosting Specific Questions

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    Posted: 6/15/2019
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