Announcement for a Management Strategy Evaluation position at the Southeast Fisheries Science Center has just hit the streets (
Research Mathematical Statistician, ZP-1529-3/4 ).
The duty station can be at any of the 5 main labs in the Southeast Science Center (Miami, Beaufort, Galveston, Pascagoula, Panama City).
The MAP and DE announcements for one Research Mathematical Statistician, ZP-1529-3/4,position have been posted. The announcement will be open for 14 days; it is set to open on 9/10/18and close on 9/24/18.
Job Announcement # (MAP): NMFS-SEFSC-2018-0018
Job Announcement # (DE): NMFS-SEFSC-2018-0020
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As in the past, the World Conference on Natural Resource Modeling (WCNRM) brought together scientists and stakeholders interested in mathematical and numerical modeling of renewable and exhaustible resources. The WCNRM provided a forum for exchanging ideas on modeling issues related to environmental and natural resources.
The WCNRM 2018 was co-organized by Resource Modeling Association and South China Agricultural University. Held on June 9-13, 2018 in Guangzhou, China, the theme of the conference was biodiversity conservation and sustainable development. The main aim of this theme was to look for socio- ecological solutions, especially in developing countries where economic growth and environmental quality are competing objectives. The conference focussed particular attention on biodiversity conservation, ecological resilience, management of the protected areas, and sustainable utilization of natural resources.
Please pass this on to any qualified students who may be interested. I have available two four-year funded PhD scholarships to work with me at the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) and James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, on projects relating to modelling the Great Barrier Reef.
The projects are:
Biogeochemical modelling of tropical marine ecosystems in the context of climate change
Modelling plastic pollution in the Great Barrier Reef
You can find details on eligibility and how to apply at https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__staging-2Daims.jcu.edu.au_phd-2Dscholarships_&d=DwIFaQ&c=JnBkUqWXzx2bz-3a05d47Q&r=i9cdSV9X63v0hyQ3WdvBxCvbzrElKqc2CZovMFXdkA0&m=m6a5wGxtb1yXaGRn8Bu2MvvKulLTF53nNEkp6cnMlhI&s=g5pAO6uhy7oKglFcdYPr7aEorqlWo-PVprBJ4CzoNWo&e=
In addition to the eligibility requirements, I am looking for students who have a strong quantitative background, some programming experience, and an interest in marine science. These are very well supported PhD scholarships and AIMS is a world-leader in tropical marine science and a great place to work. I'd be happy for students to contact me with any questions.
Dr Barbara Robson
Principal Research Scientist - Biogeochemical Modeller
Australian Institute of Marine Science
PMB 3 | Townsville MC QLD 4810 | Australia
Tel. (+61) 7 4753 4324 | Mob. (+61) 422 175 792
Under the Fisheries Act 1995, the Victorian Fisheries Authority (VFA) is responsible for the stewardship, protection and conservation of Victoria’s fisheries resources and for ensuring that the management and use of these resources is effected in an objective, efficient and ecologically sustainable manner.
The VFA is seeking a suitably qualified supplier(s) to undertake scientific assessments of the blacklip and greenlip abalone commercial fisheries, which are important economic contributors to the Victorian community, with the commercial sector exporting approximately $20 million worth of product annually, and supporting a regional work force throughout the State.
An invitation to tender was released on the Tenders Victoria website on 1 September 2018, closing 30 November 2018. Please see attached link for your information:
Postgraduate Course “Consumer – Resource Interactions in Times of Global Environmental Change”
2 – 6 December 2018
De Bergse Bossen, Driebergen, The Netherlands
This one-week course will illustrate how adopting a consumer-resource approach can change our understanding of interactions, and how adaptive processes can be important in understanding both academic and applied problems in ecology. This edition of the course will focus on consumer-resource interactions in times of global environmental change at three levels of integration: the individual-population level, the community-ecosystem level and the socio-ecological level.
The topics will be introduced by world-renowned experts, with a focus on the latest developments and ongoing research efforts. The introductions will provide the starting point for practical work by the participants to make the acquired knowledge operational. To this end, sub-groups are challenged to develop ideas for their own research: analyzing their own data, writing a proposal, planning an experiment, developing a model or writing a paper.
Joel Brown (University of Illinois at Chicago)
Don DeAngelis (University of Miami)
John Fryxell (University of Guelph)
Bob Holt (University of Florida)
– On Sunday evening, we start with warming-up lectures.
– On Monday, the basics of consumer-resource interactions and the topics will be introduced. Then groups will be formed.
– During the following days, there will be lectures on specific topics, followed by discussion. The rest of the day will be spent on the practical work, under the supervision of the lecturers and the organisers.
– On the last day, the groups present their practical work to all participants.
Hotel & Conference Centre De Bergse Bossen, Driebergen, The Netherlands (www.debergsebossen.nl)
You can register via https://www.pe-rc.nl/postgraduate-courses/consumer-resource-interactions
FEE (Includes B&B, coffee, tea, lunches, dinners and course materials)
– PE&RC, SENSE, RSEE and RSEE PhD candidates with an approved Education Plan (TSP): € 330,-
– All other PhD candidates: € 650,-
– Postdocs and staff affiliated to the organizing graduate schools: € 650,-
– All others: € 930,-
Wolf Mooij (Netherlands Institute of Ecology, w.mooij)
Bart Nolet (Netherlands Institute of Ecology, b.nolet)
Frank van Langevelde (Wageningen University, frank.vanlangevelde)
Lennart Suselbeek (Graduate School PE&RC, lennart.suselbeek)
2 year postdoc available at the NEFSC in Woods Hole:http://nrc58.nas.edu/RAPLab10/Opportunity/Opportunity.aspx?LabCode=26&ROPCD=260338&RONum=C0151
PhD top up scholarship – Understanding and managing climate risks to waterway health in unregulated river systems
PhD project with industry funding – Modelling shoreline vegetation to inform operations of Lake Victoria, NSW
PhD top up scholarship – Improving flow-ecology models to improve environmental water management in a changing climate
The Museum National d’Histoire Naturelle (MNHN) in Paris offers a 20-month (renewable) contract to a fishery scientist with strong skills in modelling of fish stocks. This position supports the development of robust assessment methods and harvest strategies for toothfish fisheries in the Southern Ocean. He/she will contribute to fisheries management outcomes under the Convention for the Conservation of Antarctic marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) and research projects on the Southern Ocean ecosystem led by the MNHN.
Essential requirements are:
1) the completion of a PhD, Master or engineer degree in relevant discipline, such as fishery science, statistics, population dynamics, resource modelling,
2) competence in the use of databases and statistical software packages such as R,
3) effective oral and written communication of research results and their implications for scientists, industry stakeholders, government and the public, and
4) Candidates must be fluent in French, for more information, see the job description (in french here: www.mnhn.fr/fr/recrutement/emplois-stages).
Applications must be submitted by email by sending a letter of motivation with justification of skills for the position and a detailed Curriculum Vitae, to Prof. Guy Duhamel (guy.duhamel) and Patrice Pruvost (patrice.pruvost) before the 30th of June 2018.
Professor Roland H. Lamberson
Emeritus Professor of Mathematics
Humboldt State University
Arcata, CA 95521
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