San Diego, California
Organization: Institute for Ecological Monitoring and Management, Wildlife Connectivity Assessment Project
Type of opportunity: Temporary, part-time or full-time
Contact: Megan Jennings, firstname.lastname@example.org, (760) 214-2145
Duties: We are seeking a research associate with GIS/spatial analysis skills to assist with a project evaluating wildlife movement, gene flow, and habitat suitability in San Diego County.
- Prior experience with spatial analysis tools is required
- Strong quantitative and analytical skills or experience applying resource or step selection functions, species distribution modeling, occupancy modeling, and/or methods in connectivity analysis (e.g., least cost path, cost-weighted distance, flow centrality)
- Experience with ArcGIS or QGIS and R desired
- M.S. or Ph.D. degree in geography, ecology, or biology involving wildlife and/or applied conservation is preferred
- Skills in science writing and communication of science to stakeholders and land managers would be valuable contributions, but are not required
Salary/pay: Salary commensurate with experience and includes full benefits package.