Postdoctoral Scholar of Stream Hydro-Ecology, University of California – Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

Organization: Department of Environmental Science & Policy Management, University of California – Berkeley

Duties: We are inviting applications for a postdoctoral scholar to investigate environmental controls on the abundance and survival of endangered coho salmon in the Russian River basin, California, USA. The candidate will be responsible for modeling hydro-ecological dynamics in intermittent stream systems. A primary goal will be to quantify limiting factors to fish habitat and over-summer survival and writing papers. There will be opportunities for independent lines of inquiry involving field work or retrospective data analysis. The successful candidate will work with a team of researchers, including UC faculty as well as management and conservation partners.

Desired qualifications: Candidates must have completed all degree requirements except the dissertation or be enrolled in an accredited PhD or equivalent degree program in Freshwater Ecology, Environmental Science, Hydrology or related field. Have demonstrated expertise in quantitative skills – proven experience with ecological data analysis, statistical models, and computer programming (e.g., R, Python, MatLab); experience working with geospatial data and geographic information systems a plus; expertise in data management skills; and a strong publication record.

Start and end dates: August 1st, 2017.

Salary/pay: The annual salary range for this position is $48,216 to $56,400.

Link to more information: View the full description for this position and apply.

How to apply: Visit, create an ApplicantID, provide required information and documents (Curriculum Vitae) and provide required reference information. Include a 1-2 page cover letter describing your research experience and publications along with a current CV and the names and contact information of three references. Letters of reference may be requested for finalists. It is optional to include a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

Application deadline: July 31st, 2017.