2-year, full-time Postdoctorate Associate in Ocean Carbonate Chemistry, Downeast Institute, Beals, ME, USA
DEADLINE: Tuesday, 30 April 2019
The Downeast Institute (DEI) seeks a motivated and creative marine biologist with expertise in ocean and sediment carbonate chemistry to help assemble an ocean acidification laboratory, and conduct experiments in the laboratory and field to determine effects of ocean acidification (OA) on the biology and ecology of local, commercially-important shellfish. The successful candidate will work closely with the institute’s Director of Research and its staff to establish and operate the OA laboratory, and promote interactive research with outside investigators to utilize DEI facilities for OA research. The position (including salary, fringe, and funding for some laboratory equipment) is for a period of 24 months.
Application deadline: 30 April 2019. For more information on position requirements and how to apply, please see the original announcement HERE.
Five 2-year post-doctoral fellowships in marine science, Interdisciplinary School for the Blue Planet (ISblue), France
DEADLINE: Friday, 03 May 2019
We would like to let you know that the “Interdisciplinary School for the Blue Planet” (ISblue) launches an international post-doctoral fellowship program. This call continues the International postdoctoral program offered by LabexMER since 2012. ISblue offers creative young scientists the opportunity to develop their own research project in one of the ISblue laboratories across France. As part of the strong multidisciplinary ISblue community, including 15 research units and teams across West and South Brittany in France, post-doctoral fellows gain experience and new opportunities for career development in marine science and technology. The postdoctoral appointment is for a period of two years. Recipients of the awards will receive a gross annual salary of €37 200. In addition, support is available for travel expenses, equipment and supplies (€5,000 per year). Work contract will include national health and dental insurance, as well as retirement and unemployment benefits. The eligible themes and laboratories are those described in the attached ISblue research strategy presentation. Among the themes are: (i) Ocean and climate regulation, (ii) Ocean-Earth interactions, (iii) Sustainable coastal systems, (iv) The living ocean and ecosystem services, (v) Long-term observing systems for ocean knowledge.
In order to be eligible, applicants must have received their doctoral degree within the past 3 years. This program being targeted at international young scientists, applicants holding a French doctoral degree are eligible only if they demonstrate extensive international research experience acquired during or after their PhD.
Application deadline: 3 May 2019. To submit your application please follow this link: https://www.labexmer.eu/en/international/postdoctoral-fellowships/international-post-doc?set_language=en
2019 Special POGO Visiting Fellowship for Ship-board Training on an Atlantic Meridional Transect (AMT) Cruise
DEADLINE: Monday, 06 May 2019
The Partnership for Observation of the Global Ocean (POGO) announced a special Fellowship for ship-board training on an Atlantic Meridional Transect (AMT) Cruise in partnership with Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML). One berth has been reserved on the next AMT cruise (AMT-29) for the selected candidate. The programme is designed to promote training and capacity building leading towards a global observation scheme for the oceans. This fellowship program is open to early career scientists, technicians, postgraduate students (PhD or MSc) and Post-doctoral Fellows involved in oceanographic work at centres in developing countries and countries with economies in transition. Candidates should be available to participate for the full period from ca. 9 September to 20 December 2019, which includes a month of cruise preparations, the cruise and a month after the cruise at PML to learn to analyze the results statistically and interpret them.
The prospective supervisor (Dr Gavin Tilstone or Dr Giorgio Dall'Olmo) should be contacted as soon as possible, and no later than Monday 29 April 2019, to allow sufficient time for the supervisor to consider the application before the submission deadline. The deadline for applications for the 2019 fellowship is Monday 6 May 2019. All applicants will be informed of the decision within two months of the deadline.
For detailed information on the fellowship terms and conditions, and the application process, see the full announcement here: http://www.oceantrainingpartnership.org/sites/default/files/POGO-PML_AMT_Fellowship_Announcement_2019.pdf
3-year Post-doctorate in biogeochemical processes modelling, Fluminense Federal University, Niterói, Brazil
DEADLINE: Wednesday, 15 May 2019
The Laboratory of Operational Oceanography and Paleoceanography (LOOP), of the Graduate Program in Geochemistry and the Oceanographic Observatory of the Graduate Program in Ocean and Earth Dynamics of the Fluminense Federal University in Niterói, Brazil, is seeking to appoint an outstanding postdoctoral researcher in the field of biogeochemical modelling. The successful candidate will work in an experienced and dynamic team of paleoceanographers and oceanographers at the university. She/he will be directly involved in an ongoing large-scale project with geochemists, biologists, and oceanographers, in a multidisciplinary and multicultural environment. The work will be performed in a modelling team using a set of different models with varying complexity. The models of biogeochemical and oceanographic dynamics will include seasonal changes, as well as long-term simulations (from decadal to millennial timescales). The vacancy will be linked to a 3-year long funded, multigroup research project (Projeto Ressurgência) and utilize extensive, multilevel data currently available at the LOOP. Close collaboration with Prof. Ana Luiza Albuquerque, LOOP coordinator, and Prof. Andre Belem, from Oceanographic Observatory is expected.
Application deadline: 15 May 2019. For more information on the project, desired skills and experience, and how to apply, please see the full announcement here: http://ocean-partners.org/job-opportunity-post-doctorate-biogeochemical-processes-modelling-fluminense-federal-university
5-year, full-time Executive Secretary, North Pacific Marine Science Organization (PICES), Sydney, BC, Canada
DEADLINE: Saturday, 15 June 2019
Applications are invited for a five-year appointment to the position of Executive Secretary of the North Pacific Marine Science Organization (PICES), based in Sidney, British Columbia, Canada. PICES is an international scientific organization, established by an inter-governmental Convention in 1992 (http://www.pices.int/about/convention.aspx). The Executive Secretary is the Organization’s chief administrative officer and must be impartial in promoting and coordinating the interests of all Contracting Parties. The Executive Secretary is responsible for the management of the Organization’s office, staff, and budget, which is presently over CAD $2 million. The term of office is for five years, subject to demonstrated performance during the first two years of the term (probationary period). The term of office may be renewed at the discretion of Council. The current salary range is CAD $125,900 – $148,100 plus a lump sum annual performance award of up to 12% of base salary. Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The applicant should indicate in their letter a suitable starting date; however, the starting date can be no later than May 1, 2020. Applications and letters of reference must be in English and marked “Personal and Confidential”.
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