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Job No. 139079

  • Job Title:
  • Post-doctoral Fellow
  • Employer:
  • Auburn University Main Campus
  • Location:
  • -- , AL
  • Posting Date:
  • 08-Aug-2018
  • Description:
  • Job Description Summary
    The Alabama Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit at Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama is seeking a post-doctoral fellow to lead a study on Alligator Snapping Turtle population assessment and projection modeling to assist with the US Fish and Wildlife Service’s Species Status Assessment process. This is a 12-month, limited-term non-tenure track position and is funded from external sources. Successful applicants will have strong statistical analysis skills and strong background in population viability modeling. Responsibilities include leading the analysis design of available data sets and working closely with the USFWS to ensure that the analytical results are useful to the Species Status Assessment and service decision processes.

    Minimum Qualifications
    The minimum qualification is a PhD from an accredited institution in wildlife sciences, ecology, biology, statistics, or a closely related field. Applicants will be evaluated on their knowledge, experience, and abilities in population assessment and projection modeling. The successful applicant will also demonstrate commitment to timely completion of deliverables, commitment to publication for results in peer-reviewed outlets, and strong potential to work collaboratively with multiple agencies on a highly visible research topic. The candidate selected for the position must be able to meet eligibility requirements for work in the United States at the time appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of the appointment; excellent communication skills required.

    Desired Qualifications
    Experience with population viability analysis, complex statistical analysis, and cryptic species is desired. A strong publication record is also desired.

    Special Instructions to Applicants
    Review of applicants will begin on September 1st and will continue until an offer is accepted.
  •  Contact information:
  • Auburn University Main Campus
  • --, AL 36849
  • United States
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