Postdoctoral Research Associate
Postdoctoral Research AssociateDepartment:
Warnell AD ResearchAbout 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.Employment Type:
EmployeeAdditional Schedule Information:
Monday-Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PMAdvertised Salary:
$48,000 annuallyAnticipated Start Date:
11/19/2020Open Until Filled:
YesLocation of Vacancy:
Athens AreaEOO 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. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).Duties/Responsibilities:
Data formatting and data analysisPercentage of time:
Manuscript preparation.Percentage of time:
Communication with supervisor and mentoring graduate students.Percentage of time:
Post-Doctoral Associate ADFLSA:
The focus of the position will be on spatial population dynamics, with an emphasis on
understanding how movement and resource selection influence survival. A secondary
emphasis will be on development of power analysis tools in the R package ‘unmarked’.
PhD is wildlife ecology, biostatistics, or a related discipline.
Preference will be given to applicants with a strong publication record in the required areas of expertise.
Applicants experienced with movement models, survival models, and spatial
capture-recapture models are encouraged to apply. Applicants should have experience
with R and Bayesian inference.
n/aIs this a Position of Trust?:
NoDoes 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?:
NoDoes 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, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications):