Fishery Scientist in Natural History Museum, ParisExternal

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Contact: Patrice Pruvost
E-mail: patrice.pruvost [at]
website: Job description (French)
Deadline: June 30, 2018

The National Museum of Natural History (MNHN) in Paris offers a 20-month (renewable) contract to a fishery scientist with strong skills in modelling of fish stocks. This position supports the development of robust assessment methods and harvest strategies for toothfish fisheries in the Southern Ocean. He/she will contribute to fisheries management outcomes under the Convention for the Conservation of Antarctic marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) and research projects on the Southern Ocean ecosystem led by the MNHN.

Essential requirements are:

1) A PhD, Master or engineer degree in relevant discipline, such as fishery science, statistics, population dynamics, resource modelling,

2) Competence in the use of databases and statistical software packages such as R,

3) Effective oral and written communication of research results and their implications for scientists, industry stakeholders, government and the public, and

4) Candidates must be fluent in French.
Applications must be submitted by email by sending a letter of motivation with justification of skills for the position and a detailed Curriculum Vitae, to Prof. Guy Duhamel (guy [dot] duhamelatmnhn [dot] fr) and Patrice Pruvost (patrice [dot] pruvostatmnhn [dot] fr) before the 30th of June 2018.