Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume):
Doctoral Degree (or foreign equivalent) in hand by December 31, 2020.
Doctoral Degree (or foreign equivalent) in fisheries ecology, quantitative ecology, applied statistics, or a related field. Familiarity with data management. Familiar with fisheries ecology, population and community ecology, and numerical ecology. Familiar with advanced statistical procedures such as GLMs, GAMs, multivariate analyses, and spatial statistics.
Brief Description of Duties:
The Postdoctoral Associate will assist the Principal Investigator in the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences. The incumbent will analyze an extensive 34-year beam trawl survey consisting of over 12,000 samples collected in the Peconic Estuary. Incumbent will develop and apply a set of metrics to the trawl data to examine whether local and regional environmental changes have increased the vulnerability of individual finfish and mobile invertebrate species, community assemblages, and ecosystem properties. The approach will require techniques such as abundance-occupancy analysis, community trajectory analysis, and Ecosim modelling. The outcome of the study will be a set of quantitative tools that can be used to assess the health of ecosystems from spatial-temporal data.
The Postdoctoral Associate will be responsible for:
Conducting research on fish/shellfish populations and communities via advanced statistics and modelling.
Preparing reports and publications on project results.
Managing the data set.
Other duties as assigned as appropriate to rank and department mission.
This is a full time appointment. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption.
Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
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Salary: Commensurate with experience within the range of $47,000-$52,000 plus $3,026 location pay.
Salary Grade: SL1
Appointment Type: Temporary
Internal Number: 2002687
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