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Researcher/Senior Researcher in monitoring of fish stocks

Grønlands Selvstyre, Grønlands Naturinstitut

Nuuk

Indrykket
20-10-2021
Kontakt
Grønlands Selvstyre, Grønlands Naturinstitut
Kivioq 2
3900 Nuuk
Kontakt
Kivioq 2
3900 Nuuk
Danmark
Praktisk information
Oprettet
20-10-2021
Udløber
12-11-2021
Kviknummer
LJA-82845688
Jobtype
Fuldtid
Arbejdsområde
Forskning og undervisning

RESEARCHER/SENIOR RESEARCHER

Fish stocksMonitoringData analysisConsultancy
The Fish and Shellfish Department at the Greenland Institute of Natural Resources (GN) hereby announces an opening for a permanent position as a researcher/senior researcher within the area of fish and shell-fish stock assessment in Greenland. Stock assessment and advice regarding fish resources are crucial for Greenlandic society, because the fishing industry is the main pillar of Greenlands economy.

Primary work areas  

 

  • Quantitative data analysis, modelling of fish stocks and shellfish stocks
  • Field work at sea on GN's vessels
  • Research and development of methods 25% of working hours are allocated to independent research and publication within the departments area
  • Advice for managers, politicians, and other stakeholders
  • Written and oral communication of research results at all levels
  • Participation in annual international working group meetings concerning the assessment of stocks as well as in relevant meetings in ICES/NAFO (some travel is to be expected)
  • Teaching (e.g. at undergraduate level) may be expected for up to two weeks annually

 

Qualifications The applicant should hold a degree, for example in quantitative biology or mathematics/statistics, and have experience with working with population modelling. Experience with databases, e.g. MS Access, is an advantage. In addition, good written and oral communication skills in connection with communication with managing authorities, users, and researchers are desirable. Experience with research and monitoring programs is also an advantage, as is having participated in international research forums, having advised authorities, and having published work in relevant scientific journals.

Requirements - researcher

 

  • Skilled at data processing and experience with data analysis, e.g. in R
  • Experience with data extraction from databases Experience with developing databases, e.g. in Access, is an advantage
  • Structured approach to planning and executing monitoring programs

 

Additional requirements - senior researcher

 

  • Documented relevant research within living marine resources equivalent to the level of senior researcher
  • PhD degree
  • Solid experience with programming and statistical analysis (preferably in R and preferably with population models and stock assessment)
  • Documented experience in quantitative analysis of complex databases

 

We expect that the applicant is committed, flexible, and has good interpersonal skills and the desire to work in an international researcher environment. A knowledge of conditions in Greenland and the Greenlandic language would be an advantage.

Salary and conditions of tenure, including commencing and resigning the position, and moving household effects, will be in accordance with the applicable agreements at the time of hiring, between Greenlands government and the applicants accepted negotiation organization.

Housing: An unfurnished residence may be supplied with the position in accordance the applicable rules at the time. Rent and deposits are to be paid in accordance with the applicable rules at the time. A residence supplied is bound to the conditions of employment, and shall be vacated at the termination of the employment. Rent and quality of the residence can vary depending on the age of the residence, ownership, etc. There may be a wait time for assigning of a permanent residence, and therefore there might be a temporary residence in a vacancy (taxable)possibly in a smaller group home, or a hotel apartment.

Further information about the institution can be found on the home page, www.natur.gl or by direct contact with the Head of Department, Helle Siegstad, telephone 299 361200, or by email: hesi@natur.gl

Deadline for receipt of applications is 12. November 2021

Application: 

Submit application, CV, education and training certificates, as well as other relevant documents by pressing "Submit application". We do not receive applications by email.

Greenland Institute of Natural Resources is the Government center for biological research and the primary objective is to provide a scientific basis for a sustainable use of the living resources in Greenland, as well as safeguarding the environment and biological diversity. The Institute advises Greenland Government with respect to its living resources. The Institute is located in Nuuk, and employs about 67 associates.
 

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Grønlands Selvstyre, Grønlands Naturinstitut
Kivioq 2
3900 Nuuk
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Adresse
Kivioq 2
3900 Nuuk
Danmark
Praktisk information
Oprettet
20-10-2021
Udløber
12-11-2021
Kviknummer
LJA-82845688
Jobtype
Fuldtid
Fag
Forskning og undervisning
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