Job: Post Doc – Fisheries Modeler

Title Post Doc – Fisheries Modeler
Agency, Location Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (Richland, Washington)
Categories PhD
Job # 12284
Salary Varied
End Date 2017-06-01

Provide data and modeling support for the development of an agent-based model to predict larval sturgeon behavior in relation to river hydrodynamics. Specific responsibilities will include functionalizing/parameterizing data for use in the model, model validation and calibration, analysis of large data sets, working with programmers to update model code, and analyzing model outputs to generate hypotheses about mechanisms driving sturgeon recruitment failure in the Columbia River.


PhD (within 5 years) and experience with computational biology or simulation modeling, agent-based modeling, model validation and calibration, data/statistical analysis, and manipulating large data sets.


Dr. David Geist
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Ecology Group
Richland, WA 99354
david.geist@pnnlgov, (509) 371-7165

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Email david.geist@pnnlgov