Post doc Quantitative Ecologist/Fisheries Scientist, Calif. Santa Barbara

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>Marine Science Institute and Bren School of Environmental Science &
>Management, University of California Santa Barbara
>Qualifications: We are seeking a postdoctoral researcher with expertise in
>quantitative ecology and/or fishery science, with experience modeling open
>ocean ecosystems, ideally fisheries for pelagic species. A PhD is required
>and the degree must have been conferred within the last five years. Strong
>programming and mathematical skills are required. Proficiency in Matlab, R,
>or equivalent is required. Some knowledge of Spanish strongly preferred.
>Candidate must be able to work both independently and in a collaborative
>Job Description: Start date is as soon as possible, but no later than August
>1, 2010. The postdoctoral researcher will work with the Sustainable
>Fisheries Group at University of California, Santa Barbara
>(, under the direction of Steven Gaines and
>Christopher Costello, as the lead researcher on a project modeling the
>anchoveta fishery in Peru. The project will require short trips and extended
>stays in Lima, although the researcher will be based at UCSB. The researcher
>will be responsible for developing a bioeconomic model that evaluates both
>economic and conservation outcomes of different fishing policies for
>Peruvian anchovy, helping to inform anchoveta fishery management and the
>management of fisheries for small pelagics more generally. Model development
>and analysis will include: 1) significant attention to parameterization
>using the best available data, 2) development of an economic component of
>the model, and 3) evaluating the performance of different management
>strategies within a variable environment. The researcher will be responsible
>for compiling results for applied purposes, but the questions will be
>relevant to fisheries around the globe, and the researcher will be expected
>to prepare results for (potentially high impact) peer reviewed journals.
>Salary and Benefits: 100% time appointment for one year from start date,
>with strong possibility for additional year(s) of funding contingent upon
>performance. Salary is $48,000 a year plus benefits.
>The Marine Science Institute is especially interested in candidates who can
>contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through
>research, teaching, and service. The University of California is an equal
>opportunity employer.
>To apply: Please send your letter of interest, CV, and contact information
>for three references to Sarah Lester at position
>will remain open until filled, but application review will commence on March
>15, 2010.

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