A postdoctoral position is available in the Fisheries and Ecosystem Assessment Lab. We are seeking a motivated individual to investigate fisheries managements for Gulf of Mexico Reef fishes through development of a decision-support tool. Candidates with extensive fisheries background and strong modeling skills are encouraged to apply. For details, please check the job description.

 

Ph.D. assistantship is often available (normally begins in summer or fall semester​). If you are interested, please email us: 1) a cover letter describing your research interests, career goals and important experiences or accomplishments you have had, 2) current CV, 3) GRE scores, and 4) copies of transcripts. The deadline is every January 5th.

Current Team Members

Dr. Yuying Zhang

Working Experience

Associate Professor, Florida International University, Biscayne Bay Campus, Miami, FL               2018 ~ present

Assistant Professor, Florida International University, Biscayne Bay Campus, Miami, FL                2011~ 2018

Research Associate, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, Fairhaven, MA                                2009 ~ 2011

Education
PhD, University of Maine,
Orono, ME                                                                                                        2010

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​MS, University of Maine, Orono, ME                                                                                                          2005

BS, East China University of Science and Technology, ​Shanghai, Shanghai, China                            2003

Nan Yao  PhD Student

 

Working Experience

Graduate Assistant, Florida International University, Biscayne Bay Campus, Miami, FL               2018 ~ present

Research Assistant, Florida International University, Biscayne Bay Campus, Miami, FL                2014 ~ 2018

Teaching Assistant, Florida International University, Biscayne Bay Campus, Miami, FL                2013 ~ 2014

Technician, Haskin Shellfish Labortory Reserch, Port Norris, NJ                                                         2013

Research Assistant, Auburn University, Auburn, AL                                                                             2010 ~ 2012

 

Education 

MS, Auburn University, Auburn, AL                                                                                                            2012

BS, Ocean University of China, Qingdao, Shandong, China                                                                   2010

James Kilfoil  PhD Student

 

Working Experience

Teaching Assistant, Florida International University, Biscayne Bay Campus, Miami, FL               2018 ~ present

Graduate Assistant, Florida International University, Biscayne Bay Campus, Miami, FL              2016 ~ 2018

Teaching Assistant, Florida International University, Biscayne Bay Campus, Miami, FL               2014 ~ 2016
Research Assistant, Delaware State University, Dover, DE                                                                2012 ~ 2014

Intern, NOAA NMFS Southeast Fisheries Science Center, Panama City, FL                                      2012

InternMote Marine Laboratories, Sarasota, FL                                                                                   2012

InternCape Eleuthera Institute, Rock Sound, Eleuthera, Bahamas                                                  2011

 

Education 

MS, Delaware State University, Dover, DE                                                                                               2014

BS, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO                                                                                               2009

Alexander Shenton  PhD Student

 

Working Experience

Research Assistant, Florida International University, Biscayne Bay Campus, Miami, FL                2017~ present 

Teaching Assistant, Florida International University, Biscayne Bay Campus, Miami, FL                2016~ 2017 

Biological Aid, USDA Forest Service, Stanislaus National Forest, Groveland                                    2014

 

Education 

BS, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA                                                                                             2016

Exchange Student, Monteverde Institute, Costa Rica                                                                          2014

Exchange Student, University of Cairo, Egypt                                                                                       2013

Matt Woodstock  PhD student

 

Working Experience

Teaching Assistant, Florida International University, Biscayne Bay Campus, Miami, FL               2018 ~ present

STEM Educator, Museum of Discovery and Science, Fort Lauderdale, FL                                        2017 ~ present

Sea Turtle Specialist, Broward County Sea Turtle Conservation Program                                      2016 ~ 2018

Research Assistant, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL                                        2016 ~ 2018

Teaching Assistant, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL                                         2017

Nature Educator, Barbara C. Harris Summer Camp, Greenfield, NH                                               Sum 2015

Chief Scientist, Coastal Marine Education and Research Academy, Clearwater, FL                       Sum 2014

 

Education                               

MS, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL                                                                       2018

BS, Beloit College, Beloit, WI                                                                                                                      2015