Postdoc Position: Diversity & Access to Recreational Fishing in Colorado

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Feb 6, 2023, 3:11:48 PM2/6/23

Postdoctoral Fellow - Fort Collins, Colorado: Human Dimensions of Natural Resources, Colorado State University 


This Postdoctoral Fellow position will be part of a collaborative research initiative, and have lead responsibility for a research project, all while under the general direction of a senior or principal researcher. The position is for 1 year (12 mos) and the Postdoctoral Fellow will be specifically responsible for implementing a research project focused on BIPOC (black, indigenous, and people of color) communities and diversity and access of recreational fishing in Colorado. Main responsibilities include: 

  • Develop and implementing a state-wide survey of recreational fishers 
  • Conducting interviews with recreational fishers.  
  • Interview and survey data management,  
  • Perform data analysis including descriptive summaries, data and results visualizations, and inferential statistics 
  • Develop reports, presentations, and other deliverables summarizing project findings 
  • Publish and contribute to peer-reviewed publications 
  • Support other research activities as needed 

Required Qualifications

  • PhD in environmental social science, human dimensions of natural resources, or related discipline 
  • Experience with social science research methodologies including quantitative, and qualitative methods, and survey design.  
  • Skill with statistical analysis using R, SPSS, or JMP 
  • Skill with qualitative analysis using NVivo, Atlas.ti, or MAXQDA 
  • Demonstrated experience publishing peer-reviewed social science publications 
  • Critical thinking skills and ability to perform duties under minimum supervision. 

Strongly Preferred Qualifications

  • Expertise in outdoor recreation, fisheries, and/or natural resource management. 
  • Experience working with communities of color. 
  • Experience with Qualtrics. 
  • Experience supervising undergraduate students.  

    Application Instructions: 

    To apply and view a full position announcement, visit: 

    Applicants are asked to submit: (1) a CV including publication history and any relevant education, training, and research experience; (2) a cover letter specifying how they meet the qualifications of the position; (3) contact information for three references; and (4) degree transcripts . Apply no later than February 15, 2023 for full consideration. For questions, contact Dr. Anna Lavoie ( 

    Salary: $ $45,000- $50,000 annually and competitive benefits.  



Dr. Anna Lavoie (she/her/ela)

Assistant Professor | Human Dimensions of Natural Resources | Warner College of Natural Resources | Colorado State University | office: 970-491-6094 | cell: 978-594-3154

Residing with ancestral & traditional homelands of Nunt'zi (Ute), Hinono'eino' (Arapaho), and Tsistsistas (Cheyenne) 


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