Job: Postdoctoral fellowship: Strategies for climate-ready fishing communities

Title Postdoctoral fellowship: Strategies for climate-ready fishing communities
Agency, Location Cornell University, NY
Categories PhD, Post-doc
Job # 13838

Seeking a postdoctoral fellow to address strategies for climate-ready fishing communities as part of a Cornell University – The Nature Conservancy research collaboration. Climate change is advancing rapidly, particularly in high latitude oceans, leading to shifting marine species distributions, and changing fish population productivity and variability. The successful applicant will join a multi-investigator collaboration spanning marine science, fisheries, computer science, and conservation finance to identify optimal strategies for fishing communities to prepare for climate-driven ocean changes.


Preferred qualifications include: 1) Ph.D. in fisheries, ecology, conservation biology, environmental science, economics, statistics or related field. 2) Skill in statistical programming. 3) Experience synthesizing and interpreting diverse data sets.  

This position is funded for 18 months, with a desired starting date in Spring 2020. The Nature Conservancy-Alaska will hire the position and Cornell University will host the position at its campus in Ithaca, NY.

Ad Closing Date:

First review March 14, 2020; open until filled. 


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