Quantitative Ecologist/Statistician (ZP-2/3)
The Cetacean Research Program within the NOAA Fisheries Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center (PIFSC) in Honolulu, Hawaii, is looking for a quantitative ecologist/statistician (ZP-2/3) to join the Program.
The general duties will include:
- Participate in the Cetacean Research Program focusing on data collection, survey design, and population assessment analyses for marine mammals.
- Study marine mammal populations, including estimating abundance or other life history characteristics for cetaceans using distance sampling, mark-recapture, and other statistical approaches.
- Create data extractions, post-process data, evaluate scientific data, review test results and reports, and report on misinformation in data to open further investigation.
- Collaborate with Pacific Islands Region (PIR) agencies, NOAA Fisheries, and stakeholders by providing advice and research on issues related to marine mammal ecology, abundance and distribution, and management needs.
- Develop and present stock assessment models and analyses at meetings, and publish in peer-reviewed journals.
More details on specific duties, qualifications, and how to apply can be found in the announcements linked below. The announcement is nominally open for 10 days, closing September 4, however is limited to the first 100 applicants, so may close earlier.