[MARMAM] Florida FWC-FWRI Job Posting - Assistant Research Scientist

Gowan, Tim Timothy.Gowan at MyFWC.com
Mon Oct 31 07:01:52 PDT 2022


The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Fish and Wildlife Research Institute (FWRI) is seeking an Assistant Research Scientist to provides technical support for data analysis and population assessments for the Florida manatee.

The successful candidate will be responsible for designing and conducting wildlife research and monitoring; developing statistical and spatial models for manatee populations and their habitat using available datasets (e.g., carcass recovery, aerial survey, telemetry, photo-identification, genetics); providing recommendations for data collection and management; consulting with government agencies and other stakeholders in evaluation of manatee population and habitat data; actively collaborating on research teams and working groups; and presenting research findings through peer-reviewed publications, technical reports, and meeting presentations. Additional duties may include field work and public outreach.

Qualifications: Applicants must possess a Bachelor's degree in the physical or natural sciences or mathematics and 3 years of professional experience in a related field; or a Master's degree in the physical or natural sciences or mathematics and 2 years of professional experience in a related field; or a Doctorate degree in the physical or natural sciences or mathematics.
Preference may be given to applicants with the following qualifications: knowledge of the principles of experimental design, survey sampling, and wildlife population modeling; experience conducting statistical analyses and developing statistical models, including generalized linear models, mark-recapture, distance sampling, and Bayesian hierarchical models; experience with program R, scientific programming, and geographic information systems (GIS); and experience in technical writing and consulting with natural resource stakeholders.

Please visit this link to learn more and to apply:
https://jobs.myflorida.com/job/ST-PETERSBURG-ASSISTANT-RESEARCH-SCIENTIST-FWC-77073232-FL-33701/951967300/
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