[MARMAM] Job Posting - Postdoctoral Investigator -Biostatistician

Stephen McCulloch McCulloch at hboi.edu
Fri Dec 15 08:58:47 PST 2006

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<?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution, Inc.

Announces an immediate opening


Postdoctoral Investigator -Biostatistician


Participates in a multi-disciplinary research project that will conduct spatial and epidemiologic analyses of environmental databases. This scientist will work in collaboration with colleagues at Harbor Branch and elsewhere to develop and maintain a comprehensive environmental database for the Indian River Lagoon ecosystem, to assist in the design of research/monitoring of water quality and marine mammal and ecosystem health, and to conduct conventional and spatial statistical data analyses.  The Postdoctoral Investigator/Research Associate is expected to pursue this work with general guidance or advice from the immediate supervisor.  Conducts research on projects approved by the supervisor, with minimal supervision.  This will involve both laboratory and fieldwork.  Summarizes experimental results in the form of manuscripts for scientific publication; internal research reports; and presentations at scientific meetings.  Maintains clear, precise, explicit and legally sound records of research in the form of lab notebooks and computer files.  Maintains equipment and orders supplies used in his/her research.  Aids in maintaining a clean and safe workplace in compliance with the Harbor Branch safety program.  Performs related duties as required.


Job involves frequent standing.  Also involves occasional walking, sitting, bending and using a computer and other electronic equipment.  Requires ability to swim, snorkel, and/or scuba dive.  Work is performed in an internal (lab, office) environment ca. 90-95% of the time.  Work may be performed in an external environment (field, at sea) 5-10% of the time.



1.      Ph.D. degree in biostatistics, epidemiology, or a related discipline.  

2.      Documented skills in ability to use GIS methods for spatial analyses of environmental data; experience with the development, maintenance, and analysis of environmental databases. 

3.      A willingness to learn new techniques and/or applications, to complete individual assignments in an efficient and timely manner, and to work as a team member is expected.


To be considered, complete an Application for Employment from the website, referencing job #06 CR 09.  Include curriculum vitae and names of three references.  Submit by mail or fax to:  Human Resources , Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution, 5600 N US Hwy 1, Fort Pierce, FL 34946; FAX: (772) 466-3644; e-mail:    <mailto:humanresources at hboi.edu> humanresources at hboi.edu.  EOE/AAP/DFWP.  


Submitted by:

Stephen D. McCulloch 
Project Manager - Center for Coastal Research
Marine Mammal Research and Conservation Program 

5600 U.S. 1 North 
Ft. Pierce, FL 34946 
Ph: 772.465.2400, x 604 
Fx: 772.595.3332 

http://www.hboi.edu <http://www.hboi.edu/>  


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