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Post Doctoral Associate_Hammerschlag

Employer
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
Location
Miami-Dade County, Florida, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Nov 30, 2021

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Sector
Academic / Research
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Marine
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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Transforming Lives

The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric has an exciting opportunity for a full time Post-Doctoral Associated for a 1-year position.

Overview:

The successful candidate will work on a collaborative IOOS/SECOORA-funded project to integrate acoustic animal tracking data into biodiversity monitoring and conservation. The project will support a growing initiative between the Marine Biodiversity Observation Network (MBON) and Animal Telemetry Network (ATN) to integrate, store, process, visualize and share data on marine biodiversity hotspots based on animal tracking data that is useful for conservation and natural resource management. The researcher will be mentored by Dr. Neil Hammerschlag (University of Miami) and will benefit from collaborations among the animal tracking community, MBON investigators, and ATN staff. The candidate will also be welcomed as a core team member of the Shark Research and Conservation Program and Hammerschlag Laboratory at the University of Miami.

Core Job Functions:

  • Acoustic tracking research community stewardship.
  • Solicit project partners and acoustic data sharing contributions.
  • Develop a data management plan.
  • Data integration in to the ATN Data Assembly Center and MBON portal.
  • Data analysis to create and map shared multi-species hot spots as a metric of biodiversity.
  • Generate data visualizations of the resulting biodiversity maps linked among member groups.
  • Contribute to a lab culture that promotes community, inclusivity, diversity, equity, mental well-being, and work-life balance.


Requirements:

A Ph.D. in a relevant field (biology/ecology/conservation biology/fisheries), significant experience working with and analyzing aquatic acoustic telemetry data, and proficiency in application of species distribution models and/or habitat suitability modeling to aquatic animal tracking data. Applicants should also have both strong communication and quantitative skills, publications in peer-reviewed journals, and a willingness to assist with student mentorship and advising.

Application:

  • CV
  • Cover Letter outlining job qualifications, relevant experience and skills
  • PDF copies of three representative publications
  • Contact details of two references


Applications can be submitted at www.miami.edu/careers

For additional information contact Dr. Neil Hammerschlag ( )

Expected start date: As soon as possible.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click for additional information.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click for additional information.

Job Status:

Full time

Employee Type:

Staff

Pay Grade:

r5
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