Assist in developing statistical forecast models of the main components of fish stock productivity based on long time-series of data. Another focus is to develop theory to describe how optimal harvest policies (i.e. long term maximum sustainable yield, MSY) are impacted by variable productivity. Applications will involve several Newfoundland fisheries and the project will focus on estimating stochastic MSY reference points.
Qualifications: PhD with experience in marine population dynamics, theoretical ecology, and statistics