Research Associate in Great Lakes Fish Restoration
School for Environment and Sustainability
University of Michigan
A 1-year position is available for a qualified candidate to join a project funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) that will assess the effectiveness of shoreline restoration projects in the Great Lakes. The successful candidate will be tasked with completing a literature review of habitat requirements for native Great Lakes fish species that are known to use coastal “shoreline” habitat for some part of their life cycle (e.g., walleye, yellow perch, lake sturgeon, lake trout, northern pike), and which are frequent targets for restoration efforts. In addition, the individual will help develop recommendations to NOAA for establishing historical or spatial “benchmarks” that represent high quality shoreline habitat for target fish species.
The successful candidate will join Drs. Brad Cardinale (https://cardinale.seas.umich.
Candidates should have a B.S. or M.S. in biology, ecology, fisheries and wildlife, or related field. Experience in fish biology or ecology is required. A background in statistics, and prior experience working on data syntheses or literature reviews is desirable.
The position offers a highly competitive salary at $42,000 per year plus benefits. The appointment is for one year. Applications are due September 4th, 2020.