[MARMAM] Post-doctoral position - Miami, FL

Lance Garrison Lance.Garrison at noaa.gov
Tue May 1 09:19:29 PDT 2007


Postdoctoral Research Associate - Marine Mammal Habitat Modeling

University of Miami, Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric 
Studies 

Position #034423

Ph.D. Degree in Biology, Marine Biology, Environmental Science, 
Statistics or related field required. Strong quantitative and 
statistical skills required with experience developing 
spatially-explicit habitat models and working with geographic 
information systems. Experience working with remotely sensed 
environmental data and incorporating these into spatial models is also 
required. Programming capability in R, Matlab, IDL, C++ or other common 
languages is strongly desired. Position #034423. Duties include: 
analyzing marine mammal data collected during line transect surveys to 
develop spatially explicit habitat models. Project outcomes will be used 
to describe and predict the spatial distribution of marine mammals for 
use in environmental assessment projects. Excellent communication 
skills, verbal and written, are required. Ability to travel is required 
to meet with project partners and occasional participation in field 
work. This position is located in CIMAS, a Joint Institute of the 
University of Miami and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric 
Administration (NOAA). The person hired into this position will work 
closely with scientists in the National Marine Fisheries Service, 
Southeast Fisheries Science Center, Protected Resources and Biodiversity 
Division located on Virginia Key. Salary: Competitive.
 

Apply on line at: www.miami.edu/careers <http://www.miami.edu/careers> 
and include a current resume, statement of interests, and the names of 
three people who can provide letters of recommendation. Applications 
will be accepted through May 13, 2007.
 

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive 
benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition 
remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. The University of 
Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.




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