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Post Doctoral position - Bedford Institute of Oceanography (BIO) - Dartmouth (Canada)

A 2 year Post Doctoral position in the field of Fisheries Oceanography with a specific focus on the dynamics of large marine ecosystems is available to be filled immediately.

The successful candidate will possess a strong background in ecology, have strong statistical/analytical skills and have a keen interest in conducting research at the interfaces between fisheries science, ecological theory and physical oceanography. He/she will be employed by Queen’s University, Kingston Ontario Canada, be physically based at the Bedford Institute of Oceanography (BIO) Dartmouth Nova Scotia Canada, and will collaborate with Drs. Kenneth T. Frank (BIO), Brian Petrie (BIO) and William C. Leggett (Queen’s). Research will focus on analyses of large bio-physical databases available for NW Atlantic and worldwide ecosystems. Development and pursuit of personal research interests within the general field of enquiry will be encouraged and supported.

Interested candidates should contact Dr. K.T. Frank at <Kenneth.Frank@dfo-mpo.gc.ca> providing a CV and a detailed statement of relevant expertise and research interests.

Candidates may consult the following to obtain a sense of the research focus and scope to date: Choi, J.S. et al. 2004. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 61: 505- 510; Choi, J.S., et al. 2005. Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review 43:47-67; Frank K.T. et al. 2005 Science 308 (5728):1621-1623; Fisher, J.A.D. et al. 2008. Ecol. Lett. 11: 883-897; Petrie, B. et al. 2009. Fish. Oceanogr. 18:83-101; Fisher, J.A.D. et al. 2010. Glob. Ecol. Biogeogr. 19:1-15; Fisher, J.A.D. et al. 2010. Ecology 91:2499–2505; Frank, K.T. et al. 2011. Nature 477: 86–89.



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