2014_06: Postdoctoral Positions, Walleye Fishery Dynamics

Walleye Fishery Dynamics:
A two-year postdoctoral position is available to study changing walleye populations and fisheries in lakes of northern Wisconsin. The project aims to understand how walleye populations are affected by changes in fish management, harvest, climate, habitat, and interactions with other key species. The position is based at the Center for Limnology, University of Wisconsin-Madison and would be co-supervised by Dr. Jake Vander Zanden and Dr. Steve Carpenter.
The project involves collaborators from UW-Madison, UW-Stevens Point, and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. A suitable candidate would have experience with one or more of the following: fisheries ecology and management, modeling of recreational fisheries, statistical analysis of large data sets, food web modeling, modeling of climate impacts, and food web analysis. The position would also involve interactions with fisheries managers and other stakeholders.
 A Ph.D. in aquatic ecology or a related field is required.  Due date for applications is June 27, 2014. Start date is flexible, but preferably late summer or fall of 2014. To apply, send a single PDF file containing (1) A cover letter that summarizes your qualifications for the position, (2) a CV, and (3) names and contact information of three references. The PDF file should be emailed to Alyssa Luckey Winters ajluckey@wisc.edu at the Center for Limnology.