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9 Nov 2015

Full-Time Postdoc (for 2 years) @ Beaufort / North Carolina

NRC – Posted by tsvn Beaufort, North Carolina, United States

Job Description

This is a full-time post-doc position funded for 2 years.

Position details are provided on the NRC website.

Primary focus areas include (1) developing quantitative spatial predictive models of resource distribution and habitat use for coral species on the Endangered Species List, (2) using data sets of variable spatial and temporal scales (e.g., long and short-term, large and small-scale) to estimate population trends through space and time, and (3) applying analytical techniques for evaluating predictors and sampling design.

This position will work with a team of scientists at the NOAA lab in Beaufort, NC, as well as with colleagues at the NOAA NCCOS Biogeography Branch and other project collaborators from multiple NOAA NMFS offices.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in quantitative ecology, biology, biostatistics, statistics, or related field, along with (1) demonstrated experience applying Bayesian and frequentist approaches to statistical analysis of spatial data sets (e.g., Bayesian hierarchical models, occupancy models, mixed-effects models, GAMs, BRTs, GLMs, resource selection functions); (2) demonstrated ability to script in R; and (3) demonstrated publication and communication of science, ability to collaborate across disciplines. Preferred qualifications include experience in high-performance computing and version control software.

How to Apply

Job Categories: Researcher/Academic. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: Less than $100,000.

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