Postdoctoral position in animal ecology (Florida, US) ~

18 de julio de 2013

Postdoctoral position in animal ecology (Florida, US)

We (Drs. Rob Fletcher and Bob McCleery) are looking for an energetic postdoc
to work on three animal ecology and conservation projects in the Department
of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation at the University of Florida (see; The postdoc will spend
approximately 2/3 of their time on a recently funded NSF project that
combines experimental landscape ecology and network modeling to understand
the role of movement on metapopulation persistence in a cactus-feeding
insect, which is an agricultural pest (see Fletcher et al. 2011, PNAS). The
two additional projects deal with mammal ecology and conservation. One
project is looking at the impacts of invasive python on marsh rabbit and
other mammals in the Greater Everglades Ecosystem and the second project is
examining the distribution and population ecology of the endangered salt-
marsh vole. Job responsibilities will include: data analysis, field work,
manuscript preparation, grant writing, and occasional instructional
activities. We are looking for applicants who have successfully published
and have experience with population modeling, data management, spatial
statistics, GIS/remote sensing and field work. Please send your CV and a
list of 3 references to Dr. Robert Fletcher ( The
position is guaranteed for 18 months with the possibility to extend the
position for an additional 6-12 months. Compensation will be $40,000 plus
benefits. We will begin reviewing applicants on August 1 until a qualified
applicant is hired. Preferred start date is September 1.

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