What the supervisors are offering:
The intent is to build your research program, boost your employability, and build your professional network, while saving the whales. This post-doctoral opening is designed to ensure collaborative and networking opportunities for the candidate. There is a clear target research project, but the candidate will have academic freedom to become involved in other research projects that align with their career goals.
Opportunities to Build Academic Collaborations Across Canada:
When travel becomes realistic once again, the project has funding for the candidate to spend collaborative time at Simon Fraser University, as well as Dalhousie University. We want to help you to develop career connections across Canada.
While being hosted in Ottawa, the candidate will be introduced to a network of collaborators at government research labs such as the National Research Council of Canada and Department of Fisheries and Oceans, as well as other academic institutions.
Salary: $65,000 per year plus travel.
Project duration: 2 years
Location: Carleton University, Ottawa but we understand the world is strange these days and needs some flexibility.
- The candidate must have experience working with real data.
- The candidate must have strong computing skills in R and/or python.
- The candidate should have a skillset emphasizing computational statistics, statistical computing, and/or machine learning.
- The candidate would ideally have interests / strengths in some of: statistical algorithms, high performance computing, audio signal processing, ecological modelling, computational statistics, state space modelling, Bayesian sampling algorithms, or hierarchical modelling.
Send an email to:
With the subject “Postdoc: Save the Whales”, please include your potential start date in your cover letter.
Deadline: July 15th, 2020, or until the position is filled.
For any questions do not hesitate to contact us.