Quantitative Biologist

University of Florida

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details Starting base of $24/h; $50,000 per year or 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 comfortable writing and reporting results. Research opportunities will build off datasets collected as part of ongoing long-term ecological monitoring. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is found

Required Qualifications: 

  • Possess a Master’s 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 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 reports and manuscripts

To apply, please contact: thecrocdocs@gmail.com

When you apply, please indicate that you are responding to the posting on Conservation Job Board.

Category Ecology, Wildlife
Tags Herpetology