Job: Post-doc linking Marine Aquaculture and Fisheries Enhancement

Title Post-doc linking Marine Aquaculture and Fisheries Enhancement
Agency, Location Mote Marine Laboratory, Florida
Categories PhD
Job # 12390
Salary $45,000 + benefits
End Date Open until filled
Responsibilities

Conduct aquaculture research that complements studies of common snook stock enhancement. The post-doc will 1) develop hatchery protocols by examining the effects of density, diet, and environment on rearing success, 2) investigate nutritional, behavioral, or physiological attributes that influence early-life survival of snook in hatchery and natural settings, and 3) design studies to promote wild-type attributes in hatchery-reared fish that serve as ecological probes to evaluate fisheries enhancement strategies. This is a two year position with possible extension.

Qualifications

Ph.D. in aquaculture, marine science, or related field. Requires a strong background in marine fish aquaculture and experience with nutrition, behavior, or physiology during early-life-history stages. Successful grant writing, peer-reviewed publication, and demonstrated teamwork is encouraged.

Contact

Send CV, statement of research interests, and contact information for 3 references to humanresources@mote.org

Email humanresources@mote.org
Link https://mote.org/about-us/employment-opportunities#PostdoctoralAssociate