Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Job description

Position Title:

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Vacancy ID:



Institute of Marine Sciences - 635100

Position Type:

Postdoctoral Scholar


Full Time

Estimated Duration of Appointment:

12 Months

Posting Open Date:


Posting Close Date:


Open Until Filled:


Work Location:

Morehead City, NC

Position Summary:

The Nye lab in Fisheries Oceanography seeks a postdoctoral scholar to study the effects of climate change on marine fishes and ecosystems. This is an exciting opportunity to combine laboratory and field data into population and/or ecosystem models to understand how climate influences fish populations and the productivity and stability of marine ecosystems. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with national and international collaborators as well as mentor undergraduate and graduate students

Educational Requirements:

PhD in marine science, fisheries science, ecology or relate field.

Qualifications and Experience:

Candidate must have a strong background in statistics and modeling, preferably with experience with Bayesian statistics. They must also have strong interpersonal skills and have a record of publishing their research. Experience with Ecopath with Ecosim preferred, but not required.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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Job No:
Posted: 11/14/2020
Application Due: 12/10/2020
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