<div dir="ltr"><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:15.6933px;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:9pt;line-height:12.84px;font-family:Arial,sans-serif;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:small">JOB OPPORTUNITY -</span><font color="#000000"> Associate Scientist II – Cetacean modeling</font></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:15.6933px;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:9pt;line-height:12.84px;font-family:Arial,sans-serif;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><font color="#000000">Closing date Sept 1<sup>st</sup> 2020</font></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:15.6933px;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:9pt;line-height:12.84px;font-family:Arial,sans-serif;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><font color="#000000">NMFS with a cooperative agreement with UCAR is looking for a POPULATION MODELER to join the National Marine Fisheries Service in Miami FL. The incumbent will utilize a solid foundation in population dynamics models to develop a “Population Consequences of Multiple Stressors” (PCOMS) model to characterize the population responses of cetaceans in the Gulf of Mexico to natural and anthropogenic stressors with a focus on sperm whales and pantropical spotted dolphins. The incumbent will be responsible for working with a team to develop and implement a model, evaluate and present results, develop plans for field projects, and provide model outputs to end users.</font></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:15.6933px;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:9pt;line-height:12.84px;font-family:Arial,sans-serif;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><font color="#000000">Primary knowledge, skills, and abilities required are as follows:</font></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;vertical-align:baseline;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><font color="#000000"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;line-height:normal;font-family:"Times New Roman"">         </span></span><span style="font-size:9pt;font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Working knowledge of data management systems (e.g., Oracle, SQLServer, MS Access).</span></font></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;vertical-align:baseline;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><font color="#000000"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;line-height:normal;font-family:"Times New Roman"">         </span></span><span style="font-size:9pt;font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Working knowledge of statistical and/or mathematical programming languages (e.g., R, S-PLUS, Matlab, C++).</span></font></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;vertical-align:baseline;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><font color="#000000"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-variant-numeric:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;font-stretch:normal;font-size:7pt;line-height:normal;font-family:"Times New Roman"">         </span></span><span style="font-size:9pt;font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Demonstrated experience developing population models for marine mammals, sea turtles, or other long-lived species is required, and experience working with marine mammals is highly desired.</span></font></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;vertical-align:baseline;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,s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