We seek a highly capable and motivated Post-doctoral Fellow to be part of a
collaborative research project involving the University of Toronto, Ontario
Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, Fisheries and Oceans Canada,
AMEC Foster Wheeler, Total E&P Canada, and Golder Associates Ltd. The
successful applicant will integrate freshwater ecological data collected by
the project partners across Canada to research how human activities, climate
change, and habitat quality influence fish community composition and
productivity in lakes and rivers. The PDF will have strong quantitative
skills in modelling, frequentist and Bayesian statistics, and programming to
develop approaches that can be used to standardize information across
datasets. This project addresses a common challenge in ecological studies,
and its success will increase our statistical power to test fundamental
questions in aquatic ecology and fisheries. There will also be opportunities
to participate in field calibrations of different fish community sampling
methods such as hydroacoustics, electrofishing, and netting. The successful
applicant will start in Oct 2017, or as soon as possible, in the Department
of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Toronto
( University of Toronto offers a competitive
salary and benefits package. This is a great opportunity to join an
outstanding Department, and have direct collaborations with faculty,
government research scientists, and industrial partners.

Interested individuals should submit their CV, and a letter detailing their
interest and relevant background to Professors Don Jackson
( and Cindy Chu ( Applications
will be accepted until the position is filled but no later than Sept 25,
2017.  Please include “Fisheries Post-doctoral Position” in the subject line
of your email.

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