Job opportunity – Postdoctoral contract in marine ecosystem modelling
We are looking for a a postdoctoral researcher to work on marine ecosystem modelling development and applications within the European project FutureMARES.
- Place: Institut de Ciències del Mar (ICM-CSIC), Barcelona
- Salary: FC3-FC1, 46,287.17 to €58,059.19 €, depending on experience
- Contract period: One year, with the possibility to be extended for 1-2 additional
The objective of the contract is to characterize the potential effect of two Nature-Based Solutions (sustainable fisheries management and the establishment of marine protected areas) to overcome the impacts of ongoing climate change effects on marine resources and ecosystems. The methodological approach will involve the use of statistical and mechanistic modelling techniques of marine ecosystems with special focus on the Western Mediterranean Sea.
We are looking for candidates with a strong background on marine ecosystem modelling with Ecopath with Ecosim and Ecospace software  and its latest developments (e.g., Christensen et al. 2014, Steenbeek et al. 2018, Coll et al. 2019) and knowledge on the field of marine sciences, biological sciences, and environmental sciences or similar. A good level of English is essential and knowledge of GIS, statistical analyses and programming with R is highly recommended.
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