<html><body style="word-wrap: break-word; -webkit-nbsp-mode: space; -webkit-line-break: after-white-space; "><!--StartFragment--><p class="MsoNormal"><a name="OLE_LINK3"></a><a name="OLE_LINK4"><span style="mso-bookmark:OLE_LINK3"><font class="Apple-style-span" color="#000000">Andy Read and Doug Nowacek of th</font><span style="mso-ascii-font-family:Cambria;
mso-hansi-font-family:Cambria">e </span></span></a><a href="http://superpod.ml.duke.edu/"><span style="mso-bookmark:OLE_LINK4"><span style="mso-bookmark:OLE_LINK3"><span style="mso-ascii-font-family:Cambria;
mso-hansi-font-family:Cambria">Marine Conservation Ecology</span></span></span><span style="mso-bookmark:OLE_LINK4"><span style="mso-bookmark:OLE_LINK3"></span></span></a><span style="mso-bookmark:OLE_LINK4"><span style="mso-bookmark:OLE_LINK3"><span style="mso-ascii-font-family:Cambria;mso-hansi-font-family:Cambria"> Group at
Duke University seek a postdoctoral researcher to conduct an analysis of the
response of short-finned pilot whales (<i style="mso-bidi-font-style:normal">Globicephala
macrorhynchus</i>) to signals produced by a SIMRAD EK-60 scientific echosounder
system during a controlled field experiment. The analysis will involve several
response variables, including vocalization rate and three-dimensional patterns
of movement, obtained from Digital Acoustic Tags (DTags).<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">  </span>In addition, the analysis will examine
patterns of group cohesion using data collected during focal animal follows.</span></span></span><span style="mso-ascii-font-family:Cambria;mso-hansi-font-family:Cambria"><span style="mso-spacerun: yes">  </span>The successful candidate will conduct data
analyses, prepare reports and submit manuscripts to peer reviewed
journals.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">  </span>Quantitative analytical
skills are required, including relevant experience analyzing behavioral and
acoustic data.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">  </span>We expect the
candidate to engage fully in the intellectual life of our laboratory and take
advantage of research, mentoring and teaching opportunities as they arise.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">  </span>The </span><a href="http://www.nicholas.duke.edu/marinelab"><span style="mso-ascii-font-family:
Cambria;mso-hansi-font-family:Cambria">Duke University Marine Laboratory</span></a><span style="mso-ascii-font-family:Cambria;mso-hansi-font-family:Cambria"> located in
</span><a href="http://www.beaufortnc.org/"><span style="mso-ascii-font-family:
Cambria;mso-hansi-font-family:Cambria">Beaufort, NC</span></a><span style="mso-ascii-font-family:Cambria;mso-hansi-font-family:Cambria"> is a
vibrant research and educational community located on the North Carolina coast
in Beaufort and is part of the </span><a href="http://www.nicholas.duke.edu/"><span style="mso-ascii-font-family:Cambria;mso-hansi-font-family:Cambria">Nicholas
School of the Environment</span></a><span style="mso-ascii-font-family:Cambria;
mso-hansi-font-family:Cambria">.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">  </span>This
is a one-year, full-time appointment with an annual salary of $45,000, with the
possibility of renewal. The position carries standard health and benefits of
employment from Duke University.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">  </span>Prospective
applicants should send a CV, statement of interest and the names of three
references to Jennifer Dunn (<a href="mailto:jennifer.dunn@duke.edu">jennifer.dunn@duke.edu</a>)
by July 31<sup>st</sup> 2011.</span></p>

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