Northwest Fisheries Science Center seeks Ecosystem Indicators Analyst (Seattle, WA)

Job Close Date: 
August 31, 2015 - 5:00pm

The Northwest Fisheries Science Center, in collaboration with nonprofit, Long Live the Kings, is seeking a researcher with a doctoral or masters (w/ experience) degree in fisheries biology, oceanography, or a related field to retrospectively examine potential causes of decline in the marine survival of salmon species in the Salish Sea, and use these analyses to build forecasting tools of future returns. This work is a component of the Salish Sea Marine Survival Project ( This is a full-time, two-to-three year term position, beginning in the fall of 2015 (start date to be negotiated).


  • Lead the location and refinement of data sets for key ecosystem indicators of marine survival (with help from partners)
  • Work with partners to obtain data on abundance and marine survival of salmon species
  • Develop time-series models and examine multivariate predictive ability of models
  • Produce tools that can be used by stock assessors to forecast adult returns
  • Work with partners to make the resulting tools broadly available to local resource managers

To apply, submit the following to Michael Schmidt, Long Live the Kings (employer),, & Correigh Greene, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (lead),, by August 31 2015:

Letter of interest
CV with education, publications, relevant presentations, and work history
Three professional references

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