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    This is a Direct Hire Public Notice. Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration.

    This position is located in the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), Alaska Fisheries Science Center (AFSC), Auke Bay Laboratories (ABL), Marine Ecology and Stock Assessment (MESA) with one vacancy in Juneau, Alaska. 

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    As an Interdisciplinary Research Fish Biologist OR Research Mathematical Statistician (Official Title will be determined based on the qualification of the selectee), you will perform the following duties:

    • Identify, lead, and conduct research that focuses on stock assessments, fish population dynamics, and ecosystem-based management as a lead stock assessment specialist.
    • Prepare assessments of the status and trends of groundfish stocks.
    • Conduct statistical modeling of Alaska groundfish populations that support analyses for living marine resources in the North Pacific Ocean.
    • Prepare written results detailing the data, methods, and outcomes of the assessment and publish findings in peer-reviewed scientific journals.

    NOTE: These duties are described at the full performance level of the ZP-4, the ZP-3 is developmental leading to such performance.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Up to 20% of domestic or foreign travel may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    4 - If you are selected for a position with further promotion potential, you may be non-competitively promoted if you perform successfully and if recommended by management.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/550840900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.