We seek a research associate to play a leadership role in fitting multispecies state-space assessment models for prey fish in Lake Huron and to develop simulation models based on the assessment results.The research associate will also have the opportunity to assist with the evaluation of stock assessment methods for Great Lakes fisheries, and the development of simulation models to evaluate management strategies for Great Lakes and other fisheries. 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 extension for another year, depending on performance during first year.
Doctorate -fisheries science or related discipline
PhD in fisheries science or related discipline with field experience and a strong record of research productivity in quantitative methods. Expertise in statistical modeling.Ability to develop and interpret complex assessment and simulation models.
Required Application Materials
Please submit your CV, letter of interest, and transcripts (unofficial).
Questions about the posting can be directed to Dr. Jim Bence (email@example.com) at the Quantitative Fisheries Center. Review of applications will begin November 1 and continue until filled, with the associate hopefully beginning by early spring 2020.
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