Post Doc Quantitative Biologist

University of Florida

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details Starting base of $31/h or $64,000 per year and commensurate with experience.

The University of Florida Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation at the Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center in Davie, Florida (the Croc Docs) is seeking a  quantitative ecologist interested in research related to datasets on invasive and native reptiles. 

Successful candidate must be a self-motivated individual with demonstrated knowledge and experience with analytical software and techniques and be capable of writing manuscripts independently. Opportunities exist for immediate work on current projects and manuscripts. 
Additional research opportunities will build off datasets collected as part of ongoing long-term ecological monitoring. There is an opportunity to develop novel research projects. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is found.

Required Qualifications: 

  • Possess a Doctoral degree in ecology, wildlife biology, conservation biology, or related discipline. 
  • Possess strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and with others in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to design and supervise the implementation of field studies while applying best practices in data management. 
  • Experience with R, Excel, and ArcGIS.
  • Experience with relational databases and fitting statistical models, including occupancy, abundance, mark-recapture, and population growth to large datasets. 
  •  Ability to visualize and interpret results and experience writing manuscripts.

To apply, please contact: thecrocdocs@gmail.com

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Category Ecology, Wildlife
Tags Herpetology