Student and Post-Doc Opportunities with OTN

Research Associate Position in the Department of Forest and Conservation Sciences

A research associate position is available in the area of Pacific salmon migration ecology and management under the direction of Dr. Scott Hinch. The selected individual will work closely with Dr. Hinch in designing, coordinating and leading field studies involving radio and acoustic tracking, designing and managing databases, analyzing data, writing manuscripts and reports, and mentoring graduate students. Applicants must have a PhD and extensive postdoctoral research experience in statistical modeling (capture-recapture models, mixed models, state-space models), climate change effects on fish, fish-hydropower interactions and Pacific salmon migrations. They must also have worked closely with management agencies, fisheries stakeholders and related user-groups.  They must have an excellent publication record in fisheries science peer-reviewed journals.  Other requirements for successful applicants are excellent oral and written communication and reporting skills, ability to work in a dynamic research team and interact with university collaborative partners, and ability to work with defined milestones and timelines.

Please email your application in one PDF file to  Your application should include a CV and contact information for three references.

This position is grant funded and available June 1, 2014 to August 31, 2014 only. UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. Priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirement. The closing date of this competition is February 28, 2014.