Job: Funded MSc and PhD positions in Quantitative Fisheries Ecosystem Research – Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada

Title Funded MSc and PhD positions in Quantitative Fisheries Ecosystem Research – Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
Agency, Location Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
Categories Student
Job # 13067
Responsibilities

There are several funded MSc and PhD positions available starting in the fall semester 2019 at the Quantitative Fisheries Ecosystems Lab (QFEL) at the Center for Fisheries Ecosystems Research (CFER) at the Marine Institute, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada. We work with the fishing industry and government partners on research to support sustainable fisheries in the Northwest Atlantic. More information is available at: https://www.mi.mun.ca/departments/centreforfisheriesecosystemsresearch/ocichair/

Qualifications

Desirable candidates will have strong scientific credentials in ecology, fishery science, statistics or another relevant field. Preference will be given to applicants 1) with demonstrated expertise in quantitative skills in ecology or stock assessment 2) who can code efficiently in R or other programming languages, and 3) who have a publication record (PhD students).

Funding is guaranteed for the entire length of the master (2 years) and PhD program (4 years) and fully covers tuition and living expenses.

Ad Closing Date: Aug 1, 2019

Contact

To apply for this position: send a current curriculum vitae and letter of interest/career goals, unofficial transcripts of all college course work, and the names and contact information for two professional references to: Dr. Noel Cadigan ([email protected]), Dr. Jin Gao ([email protected]), Dr. Fan Zhang ([email protected]). Please contact Drs. Cadigan, Gao and Zhang directly with any questions about these positions. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until suitable candidates are identified.

Link https://www.mi.mun.ca/programsandcourses/programs/fisheriessciencestockassessmentmasterofsciencemscdegree/