[R-jobs] Wildlife Statistician/Spatial Modeler

Charles Menza - NOAA Federal ch@r|e@@menz@ @end|ng |rom no@@@gov
Thu Aug 14 15:54:22 CEST 2014

Wildlife Statistician/Spatial Modeler – Silver Spring, MD

Seeking a Wildlife Statistician/Spatial Modeler with demonstrated
experience fitting advanced statistical spatial/spatiotemporal models to
wildlife survey data. The statistician/modeler will conceive and execute
spatial analyses and generate predictive maps of coastal and marine species
distributions to support coastal planning.

The successful candidate will be employed by CSS-Dynamac, but will join an
interdisciplinary and integrated research team of contractors and Federal
employees at the NOAA National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science,
Biogeography Branch.

Responsibilities will include:
* Mapping patterns of marine species through space and time using
large-scale wildlife surveys and oceanographic databases;
* Applying an existing machine-learning modeling framework to generate
species distribution and abundance models;
* Growing a spatial analysis code base, and oceanographic and ecological
* Leading evaluation of model outputs, and generating tables and figures
summarizing results;
* Providing general statistical guidance to team members.

Apply for this job online at:

Charles Menza

Charles Menza
Marine Spatial Ecologist
NOAA's Biogeography Branch

1305 East West Highway, (SSMC IV/9259), N/SCI-1
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Phone: 301-713-3028   x107     Fax: 301-713-4384

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