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JOB: Hatfield Consulting; Ecological statistician required

Hatfield Associates has a position available for a statistician to
help (primarily) with consulting in the ecological sciences. Please
contact them directly if interested (email at end of message).



Job Description


General Description: Responsible for supporting fish biologists by
providing statistical support
to ensure appropriate data analyses; organize and analyze field
collected data for freshwater and
marine monitoring programs.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Support project managers by providing statistical consulting,
including advice on study
design, data collection, and sample size calculations
Perform database management
Perform statistical analyses for aquatic resource monitoring projects
Prepare documentation on statistical analyses and discussion of
researched results
Other duties as assigned

• Research and analytical skills (data compilation and analysis)
• Problem solving skills (analyze a case or situation and recommending
• Have excellent communication skills (verbal and written – technical
or scientific writing)
• Excellent computing skills with software packages such as Systat,
Splus, and/or R and MS
• Strong organizational and time management skills to work on a
variety of projects
• Experience in developing statistical models using data collected in the field

Education and/or Experience:
• Must have a B.Sc. or higher degree in statistics or biostatistics
and appropriate qualifications
for work in either Alberta or BC
• Minimum 3 years experience or combination of experience/education
• Have experience operating in a dynamic consulting environment that
requires flexibility and
• Experience in statistical consulting for the environmental sciences,
analyzing fisheries and
water quality data, and field data collection is an asset

Reply in confidence with salary expectations to hr@hatfieldgroup.com
(no phone calls
please). Only short-listed candidates will be notified.