[MARMAM] Habitat suitable to North Atlantic Right Whale foraging in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, Canada

Lesage, Veronique Veronique.Lesage at dfo-mpo.gc.ca
Mon Jun 8 06:02:17 PDT 2015


Hello All!

We posted the advertisement below last week on marmam. However, we encountered a (still unresolved) problem with email delivery. May I ask those of you who have applied for the position but have not received confirmation of their application, and those who intend to apply, to send their application at the two following addresses:

veronique.lesage at dfo-mpo.gc.ca<mailto:veronique.lesage at dfo-mpo.gc.ca>
veronique.lesage1 at gmail.com<mailto:veronique.lesage1 at gmail.com>
Thank You, and my apologies for any inconvenience!
Veronique

De : MARMAM [mailto:marmam-bounces at lists.uvic.ca] De la part de Lesage, Veronique
Envoyé : 2 juin 2015 15:51
À : marmam at lists.uvic.ca
Cc : Plourde, Stéphane
Objet : [MARMAM] Habitat suitable to North Atlantic Right Whale foraging in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, Canada


A post-doctoral candidate is sought to undertake a project to develop a bio-energetic model for North Atlantic right whales feeding on various prey density, and identify suitable habitat for this population in the Gulf of St. Lawrence and eastern Scotian Shelf, Canada by combining energetics with data on prey and whale densities.

Applicants should possess (or should soon possess) an internationally-recognised doctoral degree from an accredited institution. The candidate should be self-motivated, and able to work within a team framework. He/she should have an interest in comparative physiology and biomechanics of marine organisms, and a strong background in mathematics, physics, statistics and computer science.

We seek a candidate to begin work in January 2016 (or earlier) and to continue until December 2017. Salary will be on the order of $50,000 CAD/year. All or a portion (up to a cap) of moving expenses will be covered. This is a Visiting Fellowship in Canadian Government Laboratory, which is managed via the National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). http://www.nserc.gc.ca/sf_e.asp?nav=sfnav&lbi=3a.

The position will be based at the Maurice Lamontagne Institute, Mont-Joli, Quebec, Canada. However, the project will involve significant collaboration with Dr. Jeremy Goldbogen at the Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University, CA (lab webpage: http://goldbogen.stanford.edu). Knowledge of French is an asset, but is not essential for the position. However, a demonstrated ability to write and communicate efficiently in English is essential for the position.



Candidates interested in the position should email veronique.lesage at dfo-mpo.gc.ca<mailto:veronique.lesage at dfo-mpo.gc.ca> and submit a resume including a list of publications and contact information for three references.


Veronique Lesage, Ph.D.
Chercheur, Cetaces/Cetacean research scientist
Biologie et conservation des mammiferes marins/Marine mammal biology and conservation
Peches et Oceans Canada/Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Institut Maurice-Lamontagne/Maurice Lamontagne Institute
C.P. 1000/P.O. Box 1000
850 Route de la Mer
Mont-Joli, QC G5H 3Z4
http://www.meds-sdmm.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/sdb-bds/profile-profil.do?id=452&lang=fra
TEL (418) 775-0739
FAX (418) 775-0740
Email: Veronique.Lesage at dfo-mpo.gc.ca<mailto:Veronique.Lesage at dfo-mpo.gc.ca>

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