PDF/PhD-level Research Associate in Quantitative Movement Ecology, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario

The Fish Ecology and Conservation Physiology Laboratory at Carleton University is seeking a PDF/PhD-level Research Associate in the area of movement ecology and applied quantitative ecology.  The position will be based on campus (in Ottawa, Canada) and involve working with large biotelemetry and biologging datasets generated for a variety of aquatic animals.  The successful applicant will have experience in managing and querying complex databases. Analytical skills must include generalized linear mixed modeling of temporally and spatially dependent data and multivariate statistics.  Familiarity with structural equation modeling, state-space modeling, network analysis, and GIS is desirable.  Applicants should be highly organized, have experience generating peer-reviewed publications, and ability to work both individually and as part of a team (including mentoring and supporting other lab members with statistics).   Applicants are asked to forward a letter outlining their interest and qualifications for the position, a list of two references with contact information, and an up-to-date CV to Dr. Steven Cooke via email (steven.cooke@carleton.ca).  Applications are due January 10th although the search will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.  The position is initially for a 1 year period renewable upon performance review and availability of funding.  Carleton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our University including, but not limited to: women; visible minorities; First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples; persons with disabilities; and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expressions.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Our lab is a vibrant and dynamic environment with many opportunities to learn, share, and grow (see www.fecpl.ca) through interactions with colleagues and partners.