Quantitative Fisheries Center, Michigan State University
We seek a research associate to lead/assist in several quantitative fisheries projects involving adaptive management, stock assessment methods, harvest policy analysis, and ecological data analysis. You will participate in a Structured Decision Making exercise related to management of Asian carps in the Great Lakes. You likely will also have the opportunity to assist with the evaluation of stock assessment methods for Great Lakes fisheries, the development of simulation models to evaluate management strategies for Great Lakes and other fisheries, and the exploration of alternative control strategies for sea lampreys. 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.
PhD in fisheries science or related discipline with a strong record of research productivity in quantitative methods.
$47,500 per year plus benefits. Initial appointment is for 1 year with possibility of extension for 18 – 24 months.
All applicants must apply via www.jobs.msu.edu search posting #3954. Please submit your CV, letter of interest, and transcripts (unofficial). Questions about the posting can be directed to Drs. Michael Jones (email@example.com) and Kelly Robinson (firstname.lastname@example.org) at the Quantitative Fisheries Center.