Job: Postdoctoral Research Associate

Title Postdoctoral Research Associate
Agency, Location Quantitative Fisheries Center, Michigan State University
Categories Professional
Job # 13284
Salary $48,500 per year plus benefits
Responsibilities

The postdoc will join projects related to adaptive management (control) efforts of invasive grass carp in Lake Erie. The projects involve leading a team of researchers from Michigan DNR, USFWS, USGS, and MSU in experimental targeted removal efforts for grass carp, collecting/processing of eDNA samples, and planning/participating in acoustic telemetry research into grass carp space use to inform control efforts. The associate will supervise technicians in field and lab work. Experience leading a field study in fisheries, preferably with electrofishing, is strongly preferred, as well as interest/experience with eDNA processing, and analysis/simulation modeling of acoustic telemetry data. Interest/experience with engaging agency personnel and stakeholders is also desired. Postdoc might also participate in other QFC activities: preparing for and delivering on-line and short-courses on quantitative fisheries methods, assisting with consulting projects with QFC supporting partners.

Qualifications

PhD in fisheries science or related discipline with field experience and a strong record of research productivity in quantitative methods.

Ad Closing Date: until filled

Contact

Dr. Kelly Robinson, [email protected] or Dr. Travis Brenden, [email protected]

 

Apply at careers.msu.edu, search posting #562803