Job Announcement for PostDoc Position at Fish Conservation and Culture Lab of UC Davis

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  • by BPC Staff
  • on June 23, 2011

Postdoctoral Position for Developing Data Review and Written Manuscripts from Existing Data for Delta Smelt, Fish Conservation and Culture Lab of UC Davis
Location: Off main UC Davis campus, near Byron CA, employee need not be located at site, but will need to plan to commute to site 2-4 times per month on average.
A postdoctoral position for 12 months (100% time) starting immediately is open at the Fish Conservation and Culture Lab (FCCL) to help publish three journal articles for a series of experiments already summarized as reports, and to initiate the summary of a larger data set on the development of spawning condition and fecundity in a captive population. The data previously presented in report-form can be consolidated to three manuscripts: (1) influence of rearing temperature on development of delta smelt from egg to juvenile, (2) effect of light level and turbidity on feeding response in larval delta smelt, and(3) effect of substrate type on egg deposition of delta smelt.
Responsibilities: timely product delivery of at least three manuscripts for publication including review of statistics and review of current literature in topic areas. Post doc will not be primary author on these manuscripts. Conduct a review and data summary, at a minimum, for a larger data set to help characterize and assess the timing of spawning, and fecundity, in the captive refugial population.
Qualifications: Applicants must have a Ph.D. in aquaculture/environmental/ecological sciences or equivalent; demonstrated scientific writing skills; strong data management and statistical skills,experience working with organisms in culture or related fields, extensive experience in literature reviewand assessment, experience in collaborating well with others, and good organizational skills. Must be ableto travel between home location and the FCCL on weekly basis.
The position is eligible for benefits.
Interested candidates should send CV, cover letter, contact information, and two references to Dr SweeTeh:
“Swee Teh” <>