POSITION TITLE
Post-doctoral positions available in GIS and spatial statistics related to fish ecology

AGENCY/LOCATION
USGS Kansas Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS.

RESPONSIBILITIES
We seek a researcher with demonstrated expertise in one of more of the following: (i) multivariate statistics, (ii) spatial statistics, and/or (iii) GIS. Experience with fish and aquatic systems is desirable. Activities associated with this position include: (i) synthesizing, mapping, and analyzing existing spatial data on habitat and fish communities at a watershed scale, (ii) evaluating fragmentation / connectivity, (iii) contributing to the development of a conceptual framework for quantifying heterogeneity / fragmentation / connectivity related to mobile organisms.

QUALIFICATIONS
The successful applicant should have completed requirements for a Ph.D. degree in fisheries, fish conservation, fish ecology, aquatic ecology, ecology, geography, biostatistics, or a related field by December 31, 2015 and have a strong background in statistics, spatial statistics, and/or GIS.
We seek someone with the following skills: (1) Evidence of the ability to conceive, execute, and complete research projects (such as peer reviewed publications); (2) Exceptional analytical skills including experience with multivariate statistics, spatial statistics, and/or GIS (3) Knowledge of R, SAS, and/or statistical programs; (4) Demonstrated abilities to work as part of a team both as a leader and a member, (5) Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups; (6) Excellent written and oral communications skills.

SALARY
We offer a competitive salary. The position is for 12 months with the option to extend the appointment based on acceptable annual progress. Desired start date is January, 2016 but dates are negotiable.

CLOSING DATE
Review of applications will begin December 15, 2015 and continue until a suitable candidate is identified.

CONTACT
To apply, please email a cover letter, CV, and names and contact information of three references as a single pdf to Martha Mather([email protected]), with the subject line as « Postdoc application  » and cc [email protected] KSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans, and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Background check required.

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