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Postdoctoral Fellow - Hydroacoustic analysis of prey fields available to killer whales

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Vacancy at the Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries, University of British Columbia in Vancouver, B.C.

Application closure date: March 15, 2022

Start date: The position is available April 1, 2022.

Position Length: One Year April 1, 2022 to March 31, 2023.

A one year fulltime postdoctoral position is available with the Marine Mammal Research Unit, Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries at The University of British Columbia. The postdoctoral fellow will join a team of researchers studying resident killer whales and Chinook salmon, and will focus on the availability of Chinook salmon for resident killer whales.

Specific responsibilities of this position include conducting analysis of hydroacoustic and biological data to characterize sub-regional and regional variability in the habitat and prey of southern resident killer whales. Key activities include comparing prey distribution with killer whale forging behaviour, and comparing foraging habitats between northern and southern resident killer whales.

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