UMR Amure-Ifremer (Brest, France) is looking for a postdoc

UMR Amure-Ifremer (Brest, France) is looking for a postdoc to help develop the analysis of market mechanisms and structures that affect the interactions between fisheries harvesting and food consumption with an application to scallop fisheries.

This post-doctoral position will be involved in the Comanche project
(Ecosystem interactions and anthropogenic impacts on king scallop
populations in the English Channel) funded by the French national
research agency. The aim is to study the interactions between
fisheries management regimes and economic performance of king scallop
supply chains, from fleets to consumers in a context of
internationalization of scallop markets.

The objective is to analyse
the drivers of price formation, rent sharing and the impact on the
sustainability of the fisheries. This work will be based on ongoing
analysis of management regimes in the different fisheries, the
description and study of the economic performance of the Channel
shellfish fleets, as well as the characterization of the marketing
channels and their organisational structure. It is expected to catch
through quantitative analysis, the relative influence of the fisheries
regulations and supply chain organization on the dynamics of the

The position is for 12 months, starting 2012-10-01, starting date is negotiable.


Preferably, you have a background in economics with a particular
interest in supply chains, industrial organisation, markets and
analysis of trade data but a marine background and interest in the
topic to explore methodologies to address the question is also
welcome. Experience in economic or bioeconomic aspects of fisheries
and familiarity with the topic of global markets, trade is required.
Experience in quantitative statistics and relevant methodologies is

For more information about the position and the project please contact
Olivier Guyader (+33298224393) Email : , copy to

The conditions for application are available within the following address

Posté le mercredi 4 juillet 2012
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