Quantitative Modeler Needed

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Integrated Statistics is looking for a Quantitative Modeler to support the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC).

This position will support the Protected Species Branch (PSB) of NOAA NMFS NEFSC. PSB’s mission includes assessing the population status of protected species (cetaceans, sea turtles, seabirds, and seals) within U.S. waters, and evaluating threats to species and populations due to anthropogenic activities. Detailed assessments of species distributions and abundances are essential to understand broad scale spatial and temporal movements and behaviors. For risk assessment and mitigation of impacts, information on seasonal and inter-annual variability in distribution, ecology, and behavior at smaller spatial scales is used to estimate potential impacts on protected species due to localized activities (e.g., fishery bycatch, military exercises, energy exploration, shipping traffic, etc.).

The Quantitative Modeler will work on a project modeling spatial analysis of whales and other marine species, relative to fishing gear and aquaculture. The modeler will build on an existing software product to expand its capabilities and support its use by stakeholders.

The Quantitative Modeler will take responsibility for these tasks:
The Quantitative Modeler should possess these qualifications and skills:
The position is expected to last one year. The rate of pay will be dependent on skills and experience, and the position will be eligible for the benefits described on the Integrated Statistics website.

Integrated Statistics is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Consistent with its obligations under federal law, Integrated Statistics is committed to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified women, minorities, disabled individuals, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam era, and other eligible veterans. For assistance with accessibility of applications, posters, forms, and/or documents, please email the Integrated Statistics office.

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