Post-doctoral research opportunity in occupancy and habitat suitability modelling of freshwater species at risk

We are seeking enthusiastic, team oriented, and self-motivated candidates for a NSERC Visiting Fellowship in Canadian Government Laboratories Program to develop occupancy, niche, and habitat suitability models for species at risk. Research will involve ecological modeling in collaboration with university and government scientists. Candidates should have strong modeling and quantitative skills, a good understanding of occupancy and niche model theory, and experience in stream ecology and sampling.  Salary is $50.5k per year, preferred start date would be between Aug. to Oct. 2016.  Research will be based out of Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s Freshwater Institute in Winnipeg, Manitoba with regular visits to collaborators at the Department of Renewable Resources, University of Alberta. For more information and to send applications, candidates can contact the project leads, Dr. Eva Enders (, Dr. Mark Poesch ( or Doug Watkinson ( The application should include a cover letter identifying research interests, CV, a writing sample, and a list of three references.

Please note review of applications will commence on July 4, 2016 and the competition will remain open until the position is filled.