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Research Associate-Fixed Term

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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Agriculture And Nat Resources
Department: Fisheries And Wildlife 10002344
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Research/Scientific

Position Summary

We seek a research associate to play a leadership role in fitting multispecies state-space assessment models for prey fish in Lake Huron and to develop simulation models based on the assessment results.  The research associate will also have the opportunity to assist with the evaluation of stock assessment methods for Great Lakes fisheries, and the development of simulation models to evaluate management strategies for Great Lakes and other fisheries. Interest/experience with engaging agency personnel and stakeholders at the interface of technical analysis and resource management is desired. You may also participate in other QFC activities, including preparation for and delivery of on-line and short-courses on quantitative fisheries methods and participating in consulting projects with QFC supporting partners.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Fisheries Science or Related Discipline

Minimum Requirements

PhD in fisheries science or related discipline with a strong record of research productivity in quantitative methods.

Required Application Materials

Please submit your CV, letter of interest, and transcripts (unofficial).

Special Instructions

Questions about the posting can be directed to Dr. James R. Bence (

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Department Statement

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