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Michigan State University(MSU) Research Associate-Fixed Term in East Lansing, Michigan

h3Position Summary/h3 Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Quantitative Fisheries Center, seeks a research associate to apply age-structured stock assessment to Lake Erie percids and other Great Lakes fishes, evaluate the potential effects of climate change Lake Erie walleye recruitment and subsequent management, support and participate in structured decision-making processes, and conduct related quantitative fisheries research.and#160; The Research Associate will involve engaging agency personnel and stakeholders at the interface of technical analysis and resource management. You may also participate in other QFC activities, including preparation for and delivery of on-line and short-courses on quantitative fisheries methods and participating in consulting projects with QFC supporting partners. Initial appointment is for 1 year with possibility of extensions for subsequent years on an annual basis based on performance and funding, this position includes benefits as describedand#160;on the MSU HR website.and#160; and#160; and#160; h3Required Degree/h3 Doctorate -Fisheries science or related discipline h3Minimum Requirements/h3 liA doctorate degree in Fisheries science or related discipline./li liStrong quantitative background and record of research productivity in quantitative methods.and#160;/li /ul h3Desired Qualifications/h3 Experience in conducting stock assessments, simulation modeling, and use of AD Model Builder software is desirable, as well as an experience or desire to work with stakeholders and agency personnel. h3Required Application Materials/h3 Please submit your CV, letter of interest, and transcripts (unofficial). h3Special Instructions/h3 Questions about the posting can be directed to Dr. Kelly Robinson (kfrobins@msu.edu) or Dr. Jim Bence (span style="text-decoration: underline"bence@msu.edu/span).and#160; h3Review of Applications Begins On/h3 11/08/2019 h3Website/h3 HTTP://WWW.CANR.MSU.EDU/FW/ OR HTTP://WWW.CANR.MSU.EDU/QFC/ h3Department Statement/h3 We believe a diverse, inclusive working and learning environment enriches the department and fosters innovation in teaching, research, and engagement with partners and the public. h3MSU Statement/h3 Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

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