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- Postdoctoral Position in biogeochemical cycling of trace metals in the oceans starting on April 1st 2019. Topic of position: Investigations into sources, sinks and cycling of trace elements in the oceans
- Postdoctoral position (2 years) in microbiology / molecular biology / analytical chemistry / Aquaculture at University of Gothenburg, Sweden due February 1 (PDF)
- Postdoctoral position (2 years) in microbiology / molecular biology / bioengineering at University of Gothenburg Sweden due February 1 (PDF)
- Lund University is seeking a PhD student and a Post Doc to explore the changes in environmental and oceanic DSi concentrations through geologic time. The person will utilize stable silica isotope measurements to investigate biosilicification in fossil material from deep time together with supporting geochemical and geological proxies. The positions are based at Lund University and are part of a larger interdisciplinary research project in collaboration with Jarone Pinhassi’s research group at the Centre for Ecology and Evolution in Microbial model Systems (EEMiS) at Linnaeus University. The PhD position is for a 4-years and comes with full Swedish social security benefits. The Post Doctoral position is for at least 2 years with full Swedish social security benefits. Closing date: 15 January 2019
- Postdoctoral Associate/Senior Researcher at Stony Brook University in the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences. Work with existing large oceanographic, atmospheric and fish survey as well as with new data collected in the New York Bight to investigate the trophic ecology of the pelagic ecosystem (physics to fish to whales) and develop indicators of ecosystem health. Work with an interdisciplinary team of biological and physical oceanographers, produce peer-reviewed papers and communicate results to state agencies and public. See www.stonybrook.edu/jobs posting #1802916 Deadline January 2. Contact Janet Nye if interested or have any questions.
- Postdoctoral Research Associate: Merging top-down and bottom-up approaches to partition carbon and water fluxes between the atmosphere and biosphere with Dr. Anna Michalak’s lab at CIS in Stanford (location base), Dr. Trevor Keenan’s lab at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (LBNL) in Berkeley, and Dr. Joshua Fisher at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena
- UW School of Oceanography seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work with a team (Crusius, Murray, Bundy) focused on understanding the inputs of metals and/or metal isotopes to Gulf of Alaska surface waters. This position will contribute to a project that involves land-based sampling in remote Alaskan island and/or coastal locations, together with metal and isotopic analyses, aimed at assessing the dust flux to Gulf of Alaska surface waters and at distinguishing Alaskan dust, Asian dust, and fossil fuel-derived inputs. This position is full-time (100% FTE), 12-months/year, with an initial term appointment of one year (12 months), renewable for a second year, assuming satisfactory performance. The start date is negotiable and the position is available immediately. Contact John Crusius
- The Centre for Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (CAOS; http://caos.iisc.as.in) at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc; https://iisc.ac.in) welcomes applications from recent PhDs in oceanography for the newly established Raman Postdoctoral Fellowships. Candidates of all nationalities are eligible to apply. The application form, details regarding the application process, salary and qualifications can be found at https://iisc.ac.in/post-docs/. The initial appointments will be for a period of two years. Details on research fields in oceanography are available from Prof. P. N. Vinayachandran (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- POSTDOC POSITION in satellite algorithms in coastal environment at Old Dominion University with Dr. Richard Zimmerman and Dr. Victoria Hill. Applicant will work on a NASA-funded project to evaluate the use of high spatial resolution multispectral imagery for nearshore coastal environments including seagrass meadows and kelp forests, as well as marginal ice zones in the Arctic Ocean. Opportunity exists to participate in other projects involving carbon cycling in coastal environments, ecosystem modeling and ecological physiology of aquatic macrophytes, phytoplankton and ice algae. Review of applications will begin immediately; the position is available 2 January 2019 and will remain open until filled.
- Division of Ocean Sciences (OCE) within the Directorate of Geosciences (GEO) – one or more Program Directors in the Biological Oceanography Program
- Postdoctoral Fellow Position in Marine Microbiology and Genomics in the Marchetti and Septer Labs to work on an NSF-funded project investigating the role and importance of proteorhodopsin in diatoms from polar and temperate regions. The project will combine molecular, biochemical and physiological measurements in laboratory cultures and natural diatom communities. Questions may be directed to Dr. Adrian Marchetti Due January 15
- Postdoctoral researcher co-advised by Dr. Marinov (UPenn) and by Dr. Tihomir Kostadinov (California State University San Marcos) and will work on a NASA-funded project to improve ocean color satellite algorithms for the retrieval of the particle size distribution (PSD) and phytoplankton functional types (PFT), merge multiple ocean color sensors’ data into a seamless PSD and PFT data sets, and investigate interannual variability (relationships to ENSO, etc.) in both the ocean color data sets and the next generation (CMIP6) IPCC-class climate models. Immediate start date preferred.
- Two-year 2019 NOAA Coastal Management Fellowship Program with the NOAA Office for Coastal Management, positions start in August 2019 and are available with the coastal programs in MN, NH, NJ, NY, OR, and WI. For the 2019 fellowship, applicants must complete a master’s or other advanced degree at an accredited U.S. university between January 1, 2018, and July 31, 2019, to be eligible. A broad range of degrees are applicable to the fellowship because the projects are varied among the host organizations. Application packages must be submitted to the Sea Grant office in the state where you received your degree by Friday, January 18, 2019.
- 2-year marine carbonate chemist postdoc to undertake research on the ocean carbon sink and downward carbon transport in sub-polar waters of the Southern Ocean. The SRA will work on the consortium project CUSTARD (Carbon Uptake and Seasonal Traits of Antarctic Remineralisation Depth, https://roses.ac.uk/custard/, 2018-2022) at the University of East Anglia, Norwich with Dorothee Bakker. The postdoc will carry out seagoing measurements of carbonate chemistry on the 2019/2020 CUSTARD cruises and use these and other data for quantifying the carbon sink in subpolar waters of the Southern Ocean. The position has a 1 April 2019 start.
Postdoctoral Research Associate to work with a team using autonomous ocean observations and models to investigate three-dimensional transport pathways and biogeochemical fluxes in the Southern Ocean. This position is located at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.
- Postdoc in marine biogeochemistry to participate in a research project on marine dissolved organic phosphorus and the role of compound-specific phosphorus hydrolase transformations in the marine phosphorus cycle with the Duhamel Lab at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. Proposed start date January 2019.
- Postdoctoral Investigator position in the use of inverse methods (inverse modeling) to analyze radiochemical and particle data recently obtained as part of the EXPORTS and GEOTRACES programs in Geology & Geophysics at WHOI
- 2-year postdoctoral fellowship at URI Graduate School of Oceanography to study microbially mediated biogeochemistry of C1 compounds in the Central Arctic during the MOSAiC Expedition. The successful candidate will participate in a portion of the year-long MOSAiC drift aboard the R/V Polarstern, beginning late 2019, as well as pre- and post-expedition activities. The position is based at URI/GSO with time spent at Scripps Inst. of Oceanography in San Diego, and at the Alfred Wegener Institute in Bremerhaven to train and interact with our collaborators.
- Postdoc in computational marine microbial ecology at Univ. Southern California (will remain open until filled)
- Postdoctoral Position in Marine Metals Science, University of Southern California: The John Lab is seeking a Postdoctoral Researcher to study metal biogeochemistry in the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre. There is significant flexibility in the specific topic of research…what seems most exciting to you? Potential areas of study include the impact of metals on viral infection dynamics, molecular biology techniques to decipher in situ biological influences on metal and metal isotope cycling, and modeling metal-biological interactions in the North Pacific and beyond. More information about ongoing research is available online at http://www.mtel.rocks. Applicants may send a CV and brief discussion of research interests to email@example.com.
- Postdoctoral Scholar in Experimental Chemical Thermodynamics of Seawater at Scripps Institution of Oceanography
- Postdoctoral Positions on a collaborative project aimed at understanding climate variability and change in eastern boundary upwelling systems in Ocean Ecosystem and Biogeochemical Modeling at UW/UCLA. Areas of interest include but are not limited to climate impacts on acidification and hypoxia, microbial nutrient cycling, species habitat and food webs. The successful candidate will join a collaborative and interdisciplinary research group, located at the University of Washington and University of California Los Angeles, engaged in development and application of Regional Earth System Models to a wide range of questions in biogeochemistry, ecology, and climate. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Ocean Science, Ecology, or a related field, and effective oral and written communication skills. Experience with numerical modeling and/or model analysis is advantageous. Candidates should submit a CV, a 1-page statement of research interests and goals, and contact information for 3 references to Curtis Deutsch or Daniele Bianchi. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the available positions are filled. The initial term of appointment is one year, renewable on an annual basis.
- NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) is seeking postdoctoral scientists in Oceanography to work on projects related to the oceans role in climate, ocean-climate interactions, heat and carbon uptake, and ocean biogeochemistry. Current Cycle Deadline: March 1, 2019, 6:00 PM U.S. Eastern Time
1) Ocean Modeling and Analysis, Advisors: Anastasia Romanou and Gavin A. Schmidt
2) Ocean Biogeochemical Modeling, Advisors: Anastasia Romanou, Gavin Schmidt and Tim Hall
The fellowships are designed to help advance NASA’s climate modeling efforts by combining NASA observations with models and utilizing novel techniques in numerical analysis as well as data science. Successful candidates will be expected to work with the NASA-GISS climate model, NASA observations and in collaboration with scientists at NASA-GISS. Candidates’ background may be in Physical and/or Biogeochemical Oceanography, Earth Science, Physics, Mathematics or Computer Science. NASA Postdoctoral Program application deadlines are March 1st, July 1st and November 1st each year. Eligible candidates within five years of receiving their PhD may apply as Postdoctoral Fellows and those with more than five years after their PhD may apply as a Senior Fellows.
- Three year postdoc “Establishing the traceability of pH measurements for long-term carbon system monitoring from coastal waters to open ocean” with Wei Jun Cai, Regina Easley, and Jason Waters at U. Delaware
- Atmospheric Science Postdoc Position in Deep Learning for Climate Model Parameterization open until filled
- Postdoc at Applied Physics Laboratory-University of Washington in investigating (sub)mesoscale dynamics using a combination of in situ and satellite observations with a focus on (sub)mesoscale variability in open ocean salinity and ocean color. Open until filled
- Postdoc ecosystem modeling and fisheries management in the Gulf of Mexico at RSMAS
- Postdoc in SST biases in coupled climate models at RSMAS
- Research Fellow (post-doctoral) in Oceanography within the Asian School of the Environment (ASE)
- NOAA AOML Postdoc Inter-Ocean Exchanges and Regional Sinks of Heat, Salt, and Carbon
- NASA JPL Postdoc Estimating and Studying the Global Ocean Ecology and Carbon Cycle Using Observations and Numerical Models with Michelle Gierach and Dimitris Menemenlis
- Postdoctoral scholarship in oceanography at Bermuda Inst. Ocean Sciences (BIOS)
- Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Climate Dynamics in Relation to Ocean Physics at the University of Hawaii at Manoa due by February 15
- Assistant Professor of Marine Science, Department of Marine Science, Coastal Carolina University. Review of applications will begin in January 2019 until the position is filled
- Division of Ocean Sciences (OCE) within the Directorate of Geosciences (GEO) announces a nation-wide search for one or more Program Directors in the Biological Oceanography Program. Applications will be accepted immediately and will continue to be accepted through Fall 2019. Once the position is filled, applications may be considered for future openings.
- Lecturer, Coastal Resiliency at Graduate School of Oceanography, URI. Apply by January 4 for first consideration, second consideration by February 15, 2019, after this date applications may not be given full consideration
- Assistant Professor position in Climate/Atmospheric Sci at UC Merced
- Staff Associate position to oversee day-to-day operation of the organic geochemistry laboratory, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University
- Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Oceanography, with specialization in Marine Chemistry at Graduate School of Oceanography, URI
- Division of Ocean Sciences (OCE) within the Directorate of Geosciences (GEO) announces a nationwide search for one or more Program Directors (Rotators) in the Marine Geology and Geophysics Program. The Program is interested in individuals in the general fields of paleoceanography, sedimentary and/or nearshore processes, marine geology, marine geochemistry, or related fields. Applications must be received by January 31, 2019.
- Principal Biogeochemist at PNNL (Sequim, WA)
- VIMS Cluster Hires – Five Assistant/Associate Professors Apply by January 14 for full consideration via On-Line Application System
- Coastal & Estuarine Ecology especially research interests in coastal and estuarine ecology with an emphasis on Submersed Aquatic Vegetation (SAV), especially seagrasses.
Coastal/Estuarine Physical Oceanography field-oriented research, but also be comfortable employing modeling, remote sensing, or experimental approaches. Environments of interest include estuaries, the shelf, and nearshore regions.
- Marine Chemistry (Two Positions) marine chemistry, potential areas of interest include inorganic and organic geochemistry, biochemistry, molecular and physical exchange processes, and effects of climate change and human activities in coastal and estuarine waters.
- Phytoplankton Ecology such as nutrient controls on primary production, biogeochemistry, physiological ecology, molecular ecology, trophic interactions, diversity and assemblage structure, remote sensing, and responses to environmental stresses in the context of climate or other environmental change.
- Coastal & Estuarine Ecology especially research interests in coastal and estuarine ecology with an emphasis on Submersed Aquatic Vegetation (SAV), especially seagrasses.
- Junior Scientist (tenure track) or Senior Scientist in Marine Chemical Oceanography at the Department of Ocean Systems, Royal NIOZ, Netherlands due January 28 2019
- Junior Scientist (tenure track) or Senior Scientist in Physical Oceanography at the Department of Ocean Systems, Royal NIOZ, Netherlands due January 21 2019
- Research Associate (Level 1 or 2) – Molecular Biology and Biogeochemistry at BIOS
- Quantitative Coastal Ecologist Tenure Track/Tenured Position to begin August 12, 2019. Our ideal candidate has a background in ecological modeling and conducts research that integrates across multiple disciplines in order to improve understanding of coupled human-natural systems, at East Carolina University’s Marine and Coastal Systems research cluster.
- Assistant or Associate Professor, Organismal Physiologist or Zooplankton Ecologist/Curator at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego. Closes November 30, 2019
- Assistant Professor Faculty Position at University of Maryland: Research areas of interest include, but are not limited to biogeochemical cycles, Chesapeake Bay, modeling the interaction between human and natural systems, the oceans and polar science.
- Deputy Director and Vice President for Research at WHOI – lead the five research departments (Biology, Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry, Marine Geology and Geophysics, Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering, and Physical Oceanography.
- Tenure-track scientist in Biology at WHOI. In particular with a focus on marine zooplankton ecology using novel observational, experimental and/or modeling approaches. Expertise may include (but is not limited to) physiology, behavior, trophic interactions, or the impacts of climate change. Job Reference: 18-10-01
- NSF Section Head, Marine Geosciences Section, Division of Ocean Sciences: The Section Head serves as a member of the Division leadership team and as the Directorate’s principal spokesperson in the areas of marine geology, marine geophysics, and chemical oceanography research. Accountable to the Division Director, Division of Ocean Sciences, for successful performance of the Marine Geosciences Section in meeting NSF, GEO, and OCE organizational goals. Specifically, this entails the overall planning, management, and commitment of budgeted funds for the Section, which includes the Chemical Oceanography and Marine Geology and Geophysics Programs. Permanent – SES Career, SES Limited-Term Appt. (1-3 years) or Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) assignment Due 1/18/19 (extended)
- Tenure-track quantitative fisheries scientist in the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The position is supported in part by NOAA’s Quantitative Ecology and Socioeconomic Training (QUEST) program and based at the Juneau Center for Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, which shares a campus with the NOAA Ted Stevens Marine Research Institute.
- Staff Associate position, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University to serve as the Climate Assessment Specialist, supported by a grant from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The Staff Associate will assist the Principal Investigator with stakeholder-driven research on climate assessment in the urban corridor from Philadelphia to Boston and will work closely with other researchers and stakeholders in the northeast corridor, including Washington, DC, and the Consortium for Climate Risk in the Urban Northeast (CCRUN), one of NOAA’s Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments (RISA) Program projects. Experience working with communities, organizations or agencies related to climate adaptation planning is preferred as well as experience working at the interface between research and decision making.
- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) has an opening for an experienced software developer to support the Ocean Biology Processing Group (OBPG) at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (Greenbelt, Maryland). This position will support maintenance and enhancement of SeaDAS, our data processing, analysis, and visualization software. The successful candidate must be eligible for unrestricted access to NASA facilities. See SAIC Careers Site: Job ID 440376.
- Assistant, Associate or Full Professor, School of Life Sciences and The Biodesign Institute at the Arizona State University. A full time open‐rank, tenured or tenure‐track faculty position in the area of microbiome research in collaboration with the Center for Fundamental and Applied Microbiomics of the Biodesign Institute (biodesign.asu.edu/cfam). Rank and tenure status will be commensurate with experience. Anticipated start date is August 15, 2019.
- Associate Research Scientist position with Dr. Jason Smerdon and the PaleoDynamics Laboratory; responsible for the day-to-day oversight of a scientific project to analyze paleoclimate data assimilation products with the purpose of understanding hydroclimate variability and change in North and South America at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University
- Assistant Professor of Earth System Science (tenure track) on global change impacts on terrestrial ecosystems at UC Irvine review begins December 21, final date to apply is February 4
- Senior Research Scientist at Bigelow Laboratory. Targeted research areas for this position are in any of the following research themes: (1) ocean microbiome, (2) ocean biogeochemistry, and (3) ocean health. Cross-cutting themes for these positions include human impacts, foundations of marine food webs and climate change.
- New positions at SeaBird Scientific
- Tenure-track assistant scientist position (Hydrodynamic modeling) at Yantai Institute of Coastal Zone Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences
- COMPASS Director of Policy Engagement
- Electrical Engineer, Deep Submergence Lab, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI)
- Assistant Professor position at Univ. Southern California: trace element geochemistry, trace metal stable isotopes, and modeling the global distribution of trace elements in the modern and ancient oceans. Contact: Search Committee Chair, Prof. W. Berelson
- Analytical Facilities Specialist, Institute for Marine Sciences, UC Santa Cruz Final date to apply June 30, 2019