Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Post Doc Research Associate - Ecological Statistician in SEQUIM, Washington

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 306500

Directorate: Energy and Environment

Division: Coastal Sciences

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Job Description

The Coastal Sciences Division, at PNNL's Sequim, Washington, location is seeking an ecologist with outstanding quantitative skills to provide support for ecosystem and restoration related research. The primary project includes retrospective analyses to understand how habitat restoration influences physical and biotic factors relevant to juvenile salmon life history. Additional projects the successful applicant may support include those related to marine hydrokinetics and ecological modeling.

The position requires the ability to work in team-based settings, collaborate with external project partners, and successfully work independently. The candidate must be able to demonstrate previous experience and success under these varying work scenarios.

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Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have received a PhD within the past five years (60 months) or within the next 8 months from an accredited college or university.

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Preferred Qualifications

The candidate must have substantial experience working with ecological datasets and demonstrate strong skills in data management, data analysis and applied statistics of ecological data. Examples include but are not limited to multivariate analyses, spatial statistics, model fitting, mixed models, regression, and non-parametric statistics. The candidate must also have a solid understanding of environmental data collection protocols and procedures and demonstrated experience in experimental design of ecological studies.

Graduate degree in Statistics, Ecology, Quantitative Ecology, Aquatic Sciences, or a related field.

3.5 GPA or higher is preferred

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Equal Employment Opportunity

PNNL is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse, talented workforce. EOE Disability/Vet/M/F/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Staff at PNNL must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States.

Directorate: Energy & Environment

Job Category: Post-Graduates and Post-Docs

Group: Coastal Sciences

Opening Date: 2017-04-11

Closing Date: 2017-05-02