Permanent Position Research Ecologist (Quantitative) U.S. Geological Survey, Alaska Science Center Anchorage, AK.
This position is open until May 1, 2009. For further information, please go to:
Or contact: Karen Oakley, Branch Chief, Marine & Freshwater Ecology
The incumbent will model spatial and temporal dynamics of wildlife populations, with results to be published in peer-reviewed journals. Research will meet strategic science goals of the USGS to understand ecosystems and predict ecosystem change. The initial assignment will focus on population dynamics of polar bears. Some field work is required.
Candidates should have a Ph.D. in wildlife ecology, statistics, biomathematics or a related field; specific expertise in theory and application of population dynamics models (including capture-recapture models), generalized linear and nonlinear mixed effects models, and Bayesian methods; facility with statistical programming languages such as Matlab, SAS and/or R; and a strong interest in the application of statistical methods to ecological data. U.S. citizenship required.
To apply, go to: http://www.usajobs.gov/
WR-2009-0259 for the DEU/non-status,WR-2009-0260 for the MP/status.