Assistant Scientist or Associate Scientist in Biology. This is a tenure-track position. Candidates in all areas are welcome to apply but we are particularly interested in applicants who conduct research in marine microbiology or phytoplankton ecology. For more information, please visit www.whoi.edu/jobs and refer to 'Scientific Positions'.
Assistant or Associate Scientist. The Physical Oceanography Department at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution invites exceptional candidates to apply for a tenure-track position on our scientific staff. This individual will join a collaborative group of scientists who address a wide range of fundamental problems in ocean and climate dynamics. For more information, please visit www.whoi.edu/jobs and refer to 'Scientific Positions'.
Associate or Full Professor – Aquatic Biogeochemistry. The Earth and Environmental Sciences Department at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York invites applications for a tenure-track Associate or Full Professor in Aquatic Biogeochemistry position beginning Fall 2015. Visit www.brooklyn.cuny.edu/facultyjobs and scroll down to 11215 for full announcement. AA/EOE.
Postdoctoral Investigator – Computational Research on Ocean Tracers, Biogeochemistry, and Plankton Ecology. The Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry Department at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is seeking applicants with interest and experience in environmental numerical modeling and/or analysis of large data sets and a background in a relevant field. For more information, please visit www.whoi.edu/jobs and refer to 'Scientific and Postdoctoral Positions'.
Assistant, Associate, and Senior Scientists. The Department of Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry (MC&G) at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution invites exceptional candidates to apply for one or more tenure-track and tenured scientific-staff positions (Assistant, Associate, and Senior Scientist). For more information, please visit www.whoi.edu/jobs and refer to 'Scientific Positions'.
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Skidaway Institute of Oceanography of the University of Georgia. Start date January 1, 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter. Primary support is from an NSF funded collaborative project which seeks to characterize the chemical composition of samples of aerosols, precipitation and melt ponds collected during the US GEOTRACES Western Arctic Section. See full announcement.
PhD Presidential Fellowships. The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) is pleased to announce up to 3 graduate fellowships to support incoming Ph.D. students starting fall semester, 2015. Up to 3 years stipend, health benefits, and tuition will be covered. The application cycle is open to December 1, 2014. See full announcement.
Four Tenure Track Faculty Positions. The School of Marine Science and Policy (SMSP) at the University of Delaware (UD) is hiring four tenure track faculty members in ocean science and policy. SMSP offers graduate programs in Marine Biosciences, Marine Policy, Oceanography, and Physical Ocean Science & Engineering and an undergraduate major in Marine Science. See full announcement.
Assistant Administrator. NOAA is looking for a strong, innovative and collaborative leader to serve as the Assistant Administrator (AA) of NOAA's Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR). The OAR AA promotes preeminent research that strengthens NOAA's science and services and its value to the public. See full announcement.
Assistant Professor – Marine Biosensors. The Institute for Chemistry and Biology of the Marine Environment (ICBM) of the Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg (Germany) is an interdisciplinary research institute focussed on fundamental and applied topics in marine and environmental sciences. We are offering a position at the earliest possible date for an Assistant Professor (W1) Marine Biosensors, head of a junior-research group. See full announcement.
Assistant Research Scientist. The International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP) at Texas A&M University invites applications for an Assistant Research Scientist (Expedition Project Manager/Staff Scientist) with expertise in any aspect of borehole geophysics. See full announcement.
Postdoctoral Research Scientist. Applications are being accepted for a Postdoctoral Research Scientist position in remote sensing at the Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, beginning 1 October, 2014. The primary goal of the NASA-funded research is to advance studies of particulate inorganic carbon (PIC or calcium carbonate) associated with coccolithophores using space-based remote sensing. See full announcement.
Senior Scientist – Marine Science. Stratus Consulting has an immediate opening for a senior-level specialist in marine science. Ideal candidates will have a minimum of five years of applied experience. See full announcement.
NOAA OHD Visiting Scientist. UCAR Visiting Scientist Programs is seeking a scientist with working experience developing/implementing statistical methods for hydrologic and meteorological applications in C++ and/or Java. Familiarity with Fortran and C is also required; working experience with scripting languages such as R and Matlab is preferred. See full announcement.
Tenure-Track Faculty Positions. Universidad de los Andes, Colombia, seeks applications for three tenure-track faculty positions in the Department of Geosciences. Universidad de los Andes is located in central Bogotá, Colombia, and is the second highest rated University in Latin America by Times Higher Education, with a student body of 13,500 undergraduates and 3,000 postgraduates. See full announcement.
Funding and Opportunities
Professional Development Program. The Institute for Broadening Participation (IBP) is now accepting applications for the Minorities Striving and Pursuing Higher Degrees of Success in GEO REU (MS PHD'S–GEO REU) Professional Development Program. Applicants can apply online at: http://www.msphds.org/POSapp.aspx
S&T Policy Fellowships Chat Series. Join us for a live, text-based chat session to learn about the AAAS Science & Technology (S&T) Policy Fellowships. Current and alumni fellows and fellowship staff will answer your questions about the fellows' science-policy initiatives on Capitol Hill and at federal agencies, the career impact these fellowships can have, the application process, and more! Learn more.
Competition. The Group on Earth Observations (GEO) just launched the GEO Appathon 2014, a global competition to develop mobile "apps" to help people make smarter decisions about the environment. Competitors from more than 15 countries – and growing – are competing for $20,000 in prizes being offered by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Visit the website for more information.
Competition. The XPRIZE Foundation is collaborating with ocean philanthropist Wendy Schmidt to offer $2 million dollars in prizes to address ocean acidification through the development of breakthrough pH sensor technology. Visit the website for more information.
Scholarships/Fellowships. The Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships are the Australian Government's internationally competitive, merit-based scholarship programme that provides up to AU$272,500 for study, research or professional development opportunities between Australia and the world. For more information or to apply, visit http://orau.org/endeavourscholarships.
Funding Available. Greater Atlantic Region Expected to Receive Nearly $5.6 M in Federal Funds for Research to Benefit the US Fishing Industry. See full announcement.
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