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Quantitative Fish Ecologist

We seek a scientist with expertise in acoustic-trawl survey methods and quantitative analysis of forage fish population dynamics.  Interest in predator-prey relationships (seabird/marine mammal numerical response/bio-energetic modeling) and ecosystem approaches to fisheries (EAF) desirable.  Specific tasks: key leadership role in team investigating predator-prey dynamics and EAF in the California Current, analysis of acoustic-trawl survey datasets and production of regional to local forage biomass estimates, writing and publication of results in the primary literature, presentation at national conferences, supervision of assistant (acoustics technician), proposal writing.

Job Location: Petaluma, CA (North San Francisco Bay Area)

Organization: Farallon Institute (see www.faralloninstitute.org)

Length of Position: 1 year, with possible 1-2 year extension.

Salary: commensurate with experience; health and dental benefits.

Start date: fall/winter 2013-2014

Interested parties please send cover letter detailing qualifications and CV to: wsydeman@faralloninstitute.org and jthayer@faralloninstitute.org.  Applications accepted until position filled.