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Subject: Application Deadline Extented for 2 Yrs Fisheries Modelling PostDoc in Berlin (Germany)
From: Robert Arlinghaus <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Scientific forum on fish and fisheries <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Tue, 1 Nov 2011 14:06:31 +0100

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Extended Application Deadline!

The Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB, is the principal German research centre for 
limnological and inland fisheries biological research. It unites 
hydrologists, chemists, microbiologists, fish ecologists, fisheries 
biologists, theoretical biologists and social scientists to study 
freshwater ecology and inland fisheries from a holistic systems 
perspective. IGB is member of the Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V. 
( and the Leibniz-Association ( IGB offers 
excellent laboratory and field facilities for interdisciplinary 
research. Work by IGB combines basic and applied research as a basis for 
sustainable management of aquatic ecosystems and inland fisheries 
including aquaculture and recreational fisheries.

The Inland Fisheries Management Laboratory at Humboldt-University of 
Berlin (Germany) and the Inter- and Transdisciplinary Young Investigator 
Group Besatzfisch (Stocked Fish Project) ( 
<>, see also 
<>) in the Department of Biology and 
Ecology of Fishes at IGB invite applications for a two-year position 
(starting date January, 1, 2012) as

*PostDoc/Scientist - Modelling Fisheries As Coupled Social-Ecological 

*Topic:* Developing integrative, process-based simulation models of 
human-nature interactions exemplified by German recreational fisheries. 
Models shall focus on analysing the social, economic and biological 
impacts of freshwater fish stocking in the face of heterogeneous anglers 
exploiting spatially structured freshwater fisheries governed by varying 
institutional settings. The management strategy evaluation framework 
shall be used to evaluate the implications of key uncertainties 
associated with the implementation of different management tools and to 
study resulting trade-offs in terms of socio-economic and biological 


    * PhD in natural resource modelling, quantitative fisheries,
      mathematical biology, economics, quantitative environmental
      sociology or related fields, preferably with a focus on fisheries
    * Strong quantitative skills (model-building and statistics, key
      programming languages)
    * Good academic record in terms of publications
    * Ability and motivation to work both independently and in an
      interdisciplinary team of social and natural scientists
    * Very good working knowledge of English
    * Familiarity with recreational fishing and German language are benefits

Salary is paid according to the TVöD and includes health insurance 
(gross salary up to 50.000 EUR depending on age and qualifications). In 
keeping with the IGB's policy regarding gender equality, female 
applicants are particularly encouraged to apply. Disabled people with 
identical qualifications will be favoured.

Please send your *application materials* (brief motivation letter of 2-4 
pages with an outline of past and future research topics in light of the 
above-mentioned topical framework, CV, list of publications, three most 
important papers, scans of certificates, names and email of three 
referees) in *one combined PDF* electronically no later than *November, 
15, 2011* to [log in to unmask] (Prof. Dr. Robert Arlinghaus, also 
to be used to address questions related to the job). Complete contact 
details are:

*Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries,*

*Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V.*

*Department of Biology and Ecology of Fishes,*

*Prof. Dr. Robert Arlinghaus,*

*Müggelseedamm 310, 12587 Berlin, Germany*

Prof. Dr. Robert Arlinghaus (Junior-S) 
Leibniz-Institut für Gewässerökologie und Binnenfischerei (IGB)
Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries 
Department of Biology and Ecology of Fishes (Abt. Biol. & Ökol. der Fische)
Müggelseedamm 310
12587 Berlin
Phone +49-(0)30-64181-653
Fax. +49-(0)30-64181-750
email: [log in to unmask]
skype: robertarlinghaus

Humboldt-University of Berlin
Faculty of Agriculture and Horticulture
Department for Crop and Animal Sciences
Research Group Inland Fisheries Management
Philippstrasse 13, Haus 7
10115 Berlin

6th World Recreational Fishing Conference in Berlin

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