Postdoc in biodiversity modeling (USA) ~

26 de julio de 2015

Postdoc in biodiversity modeling (USA)

Postdoctoral associate: Spatio-temporal biodiversity modeling for the
National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON)

A collaborative group of ecologists and statisticians is accepting applications for a postdoctoral position in modeling biodiversity data, including NEON, the USFS FIA, and additional large inventory data sets.
Taxa include plants, ground beetles, small mammals, and microbes.  Goals include quantifying interactions and dynamic changes in distribution and abundance.  A PhD degree in statistics is preferred, but ecology and earth sciences will also be considered.  Experience with hierarchical
modeling required.  Up to two years, starting as early as Sept 2015. Salary competitive and negotiable.  PIs on the project are Jim Clark (Duke), Rob Dunn (NCSU), Alan Gelfand (Duke), Roland Kays (NCSU), Wenhong Li (Duke), and Diana Nemergut (Duke).

Applications, to include a CV, cover letter, and names and contact information for 3 references, should be emailed to Jim Clark, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University,

Jim Clark
Nicholas School of the Environment
Duke university
Durham, NC 27708

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