[MARMAM] Postdoctoral associate position in marine mammal acoustics

Melissa Soldevilla melissa.soldevilla at noaa.gov
Fri Aug 10 11:01:44 PDT 2012

The University of Miami is committed to educating and nurturing 
students, creating knowledge, and providing service to our community and 
beyond. We are leaders in the area of education, scholarship, 
intercollegiate athletics and service. Come join our team!

The Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies (CIMAS) of 
the University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric 
Science, invites applicants for a Postdoctoral Associate position in 
Marine Biology and Fisheries. This position is situated at the NOAA 
Fisheries Southeast Fisheries Science Center Protected Resources and 
Biodiversity Division located in Miami, FL.

We seek a postdoctoral researcher to join our group and oversee a 
project on the impacts of shipping noise and ship-strike mitigation on 
North Atlantic right whales along the southeast US Atlantic coast. The 
incumbent will collect and analyze passive acoustic monitoring data, 
characterize ship noise in right whale calving and migratory habitats 
and use passive acoustic monitoring tools to improve strategies for 
ship-strike mitigation.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Oceanography, Biology or related field 
and experience in passive acoustic monitoring methodologies and 
processing large datasets and the computer skills necessary for analysis 
of spatio-temporal patterns of right whale occurrence and noise 
characterization from acoustic data. In addition, preferred applicants 
will have some field experience participating in vessel-based studies of 
marine mammals.

Apply on line at: www.miami.edu/careers <http://www.miami.edu/careers> 
position# 045304. Curriculum Vitae and the contact information for 3 
people who can provide letters of recommendation are required.

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.

Melissa Soldevilla, PhD
Research Fishery Biologist
Southeast Fisheries Science Center, NOAA
75 Virginia Beach Drive
Miami, FL 33149

melissa.soldevilla at noaa.gov

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