Position overview Position title: Researcher of Conservation and Management of California Living Marine Sources (Assistant Research - Research) Salary range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience (see rank qualifications at (https://apo.ucsc.edu/policy/capm/600.310.html).
Percent time: Full-time (100%)
Anticipated start: As soon as possible after initial review of the applications.
Position duration: Initial appointment will be for a minimum of one year. Reappointment may be considered contingent upon the availability of work and appropriate funding.
Open date: December 2nd, 2021
Last review date:Monday, Jan 3, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Thursday, Dec 1, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
The Fisheries Collaborative Program (FCP) in the Institute of Marine Sciences (IMS) at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for the position FCP Researcher of Conservation and Management of California Living Marine Sources.
The FCP fosters research collaborations between National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) scientists, UCSC faculty, IMS researchers, and students. The research activities of the FCP include field studies, laboratory experiments, modeling, and computational studies involving marine and freshwater species and habitats. Comprehensive studies are being conducted on the ecology and life history of Pacific salmonids and other fishes. FCP research supports the conservation of coastal biodiversity and the sustainable management of fisheries resources.
Under the direction of the FCP director and NOAA science advisor(s), the FCP researcher will engage in independent research equivalent to that required for the Professor Title Series (see CAPM 400.220 Professor Series). The researcher will make significant and creative contributions to FCP research projects by designing and implementing field or laboratory-based studies and, contributing to presentations, agency reports, and peer-reviewed publications (as a co- and lead author). Associate and full Research appointees are expected to engage in university and/or public service. Some FCP researchers supervise research personnel and/or serve as grant/contract Principal Investigators (PIs) with campus approval.
Applicants with expertise in any of the following areas are strongly encouraged to apply: population modeling, analysis of animal movement, tagging and tracking of aquatic species, species interactions, habitat analysis, predator-prey relationships, impacts of climate on marine organisms, computer programming (e.g., MATLAB, R, etc.), database management, creation or use of satellite data products and services, and/or statistical analysis.
Basic qualifications (required at time of application) Ph.D. (or equivalent foreign degree) in fishing and fisheries sciences and management, marine biology and biological oceanography, ocean/marine sciences, oceanography, ecology, evolutionary biology, environmental science, or biology.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Cover Letter - Letter of application that briefly summarizes your qualifications and interest in the position.
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