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Subject: Acoustics postdoc at Scripps Institution of Oceanography
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Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2016 23:23:14 +0000

Job Description: Post‐doctoral position is available at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography (University of California San Diego) for a highly motivated candidate with a strong background in acoustics. The selected candidate will work on a project to develop density estimates of blue and fin whale populations in Southern California from passive acoustic data. The candidate will be expected to evaluate detection probabilities and detection ranges from previously collected recordings and apply them to abundance estimation using Distance sampling framework.

Required skills/qualifications:

  • PhD in acoustics, oceanography, or a related discipline
  • Experience with acoustic propagation modeling
  • Knowledge of density estimation techniques
  • Computer competency including strong programming skills (Matlab, R, etc.)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including proven ability in writing reports and scientific papers and oral presentations

Preferred skills:

  • Project management and supervisory experience

The candidate will be part of a growing Marine Bioacoustics Lab at Scripps and will be expected to be an engaged member of our group. More details about the lab at

To apply, please email a package consisting of (1) letter of interest, (2) curriculum vitae with names of three references, and (3) a brief summary of current and future research interests to m("","asirovic");">.

Expected start date is early 2017. Review of applications will start in late September 2016 and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified.  There is current funding for the position for approximately 18 months, but applicants with strong background will be encouraged to apply to the 2017 Scripps Postdoctoral Program for extension of funding.

Dr. Ana Širović
Marine Bioacoustics Lab
Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD
9500 Gilman Dr MC 0205
La Jolla, CA 92093-0205
Phone: +1-858-534-8036
Email: m("","asirovic");">
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