POSTDOCTORAL POSITION: Albatross Population Assessment: ~

22 de septiembre de 2004

POSTDOCTORAL POSITION: Albatross Population Assessment:

Status Assessment of Laysan and Black-footed Albatross Populations: Assist
with the analysis of a long-term data set (1979-present) collected in
the Hawaiian Islands on the population size, reproductive success,
phenology, and chick growth rates of Laysan and Black-footed
Albatrosses. Integrate the results from these analyses with a
literature review, and ongoing mark-recapture analyses by the USGS
Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, to produce a status assessment of
Laysan and Black-footed albatrosses for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife
Service. The successful candidate will be the senior author on one or
more peer-reviewed publications resulting from this work. Position
begins Jan 2005. Qualifications: Earned Ph.D. in biology, ecology,
natural resources, statistics, or related field. Strong quantitative
skills required, with experience in demographic analysis and population
modeling preferred. Initial appointment is for one year, with a
possible extension of 1-2 years dependent on funding. Salary: $27,000
+ full benefits. To apply, send a cover letter, curriculum vitae,
reprints or other evidence of scientific writing, and contact
information for 3 references to DR. PAUL R. SIEVERT, USGS, Massachusetts
Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit, Department of Natural
Resources Conservation, 319 Holdsworth Hall, 160 Holdsworth Way,
University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA 01003-9285, USA
(; PH: 413-545-4888). Electronic
submission of inquiries and applications preferred. Review of
applications will begin 30 Sep and continue until the position is filled

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