Post-doctoral researcher in quantitative marine ecology

We are seeking a post-doctoral researcher in quantitative ecology. The successful candidate will join a team to work on global and regional patterns and causes and consequences of coral bleaching. The researcher will develop their own research agenda on climate-change refuges and the regional and local circumstances that enhance coral survival. The successful candidate will be based in Robert van Woesik?s lab, at the Florida Institute of Technology, but will have opportunities to travel to and spend time in Deron Burkepile?s lab at the University of California Santa Barbara.
Required qualifications:
? A Ph.D. in marine ecology or related quantitative science, including statistics and spatial mathematics
? Excellent publication record
? Experience processing, manipulating, and analyzing large datasets
? Demonstrated aptitude for coding in R
? Experience with spatial and temporal datasets
? Demonstrated ability to mentor students
? Strong interpersonal and communication skills
? Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
? Capacity to communicate research findings at professional meetings
The post-doc position is for one year with reappointment possible given satisfactory progress for another two years. The position is supported by a National Science Foundation grant to Robert van Woesik and Deron Burkepile. The salary will depend on experience, within the constraints of the budget, and comes with full benefits. The start date is flexible. To apply, send an email to Robert van Woesik<> and attach a single PDF document, which includes a cover letter, the names and contacts of three references, two pages outlining your research experience, and full Curriculum Vitae.
Florida Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Rob van Woesik
Robert van Woesik, Ph.D.,
Department of Biological Sciences
Florida Institute of Technology
150 West University Drive
Melbourne, Florida 32901
Director of the Institute for Global Ecology
Fellow of the International Society for Reef Studies (ISRS)
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