The University of California, Davis (UCD)
Coastal and Marine Sciences Institute , in collaboration With California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), seeks to fill three postdoc positions in the science of adaptive management of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs). The State of California has implemented a network of 124 MPAs along its coastline through the Marine Life Protection Act MLPA;
https://www.wildlife.ca.gov/Conservation/Marine/MPAs/FAQsite ). It is in the process of developing a Statewide MPA Monitoring Program to inform the adaptive management of this network of MPAs. The three postdoctoral fellows will each focus on a separate component of the science of adaptive management in an integrated program supported by frequent collaborative meetings with both UCD and CDFW mentors.