Position Announcements

Post-doctoral Fisheries/Aquatic Ecologist



Job
Description: 
Successful
candidate will contribute to the research program, administration and
supervision of staff of the Kaskaskia Biological Station. Postdoc will
coordinate all aspects of research design, data collection, analysis,
presentation, and publication in the areas of fish ecology and management.
Emphasized areas of research include predator-prey relationships, trophic
ecology, foraging behavior, bioenergetics, and reproductive ecology. Responsible
for new research initiatives on invasive species (Asian carp) as well as
continuing studies evaluating population ecology of crappie and largemouth
bass. Individual will be part of an interactive research group including
faculty, graduate and undergraduate students, research biologists, and full-
and part-time research assistants.


Qualifications:
 Ph.D.
(postdoctoral) in fisheries, zoology, ecology or related field. Ability to
collect field and laboratory data, as well as experience in supervising staff
and planning research activities are required. Requires good interpersonal and
organizational skills to train and supervise personnel and maintain effective
working relationships. Demonstrated ability to present data at scientific
meetings, publish in reputable journals, and strong background in statistical
analysis is also required.





Salary:
  $40,000-$43,000/year


Available:   Starting
October 15 – December 31, 2013


Application:

Applications must be received by 9/15/13. To
apply, all candidates must submit an online profile through https://jobs.illinois.edu by the close of the posting
period. Qualified candidates must upload a cover letter, resume, copy of
college transcripts, and the names and contact information of three
professional references.

Direct technical questions to Dr. David Wahl, 217-728-4400, d-wahl@illinois.edu.