University of Helsinki is looking for a POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER in statistical ecology for a fixed term of two years.

The post doc position is part of the Research Centre for Ecological Change. The starting date is 1 January, 2020, but a later starting date can be negotiated.

The overarching aim of the centre is to generate a coordinated analysis of long-term ecological data to understand impacts of global change. The post doc takes part in the development of statistical methods for analyzing long-term ecological data and in statistical analyzes within the centre. The methodological work focuses on development of joint species distribution models within the Hierarchical Modelling of Species Communities (HMSC) and hierarchical multivariate Gaussian processes approaches.

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Jarno Vanhatalo,
D.Sc. (Tech.), Assistant Professor of statistics
Department of Mathematics and Statistics and
Organismal and Evolutionary Biology Research Programme
University of Helsinki