Program Director. The NSF is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Program Director in the Marine Geology and Geophysics Program in the Division of Ocean Sciences (OCE), Directorate for Geosciences (GEO) in Arlington, VA. Specific details are on the USAJOBS website. To apply for a Permanent Appointment, see Job Announcement OCE-2015-0002. To apply for a Federal Temporary, IPA, or VSEE Appointment, see Job Announcement OCE-2015-0003.
Assistant Professor. The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Northwestern University invites applications for a tenure track, assistant professor position in geophysical fluid dynamics/climate dynamics. We seek a scientist who employs theoretical, observational, and/or numerical methods to study coupled geophysical fluid dynamical processes within the atmosphere, hydrosphere, cryosphere, and/or lithosphere. Learn more.
Program Associate, Marine Microbiology Initiative. The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation is seeking a Program Associate with a broad interest in Science to provide programmatic support to the Marine Microbiology Initiative. The primary responsibility is to ensure that the systems to manage grants and strategic workflows are implemented efficiently by the MMI team through effective coordination of team processes and activities. Learn more.
Oceanographic Data Specialist. Supports, maintains, and develops University of Hawaii Data Acquisition System (UHDAS) acquisition and processing software and UHDAS installation procedures. Manages, installs, maintains, supports and upgrades UHDAS on NOAA research ships. Promotes the acquisition and scientific application of high-quality ADCP data in the NOAA fleet. Learn more.
Associate Professor. The University of Science and Technology (NTNU) Department of Biology in Trondheim announces a vacant position as Associate Professor in biological oceanography. Application deadline is December 12, 2014. Learn more.
Assistant/Associate Professor of Marine Science. The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey is seeking to fill a tenure track position in the area of Marine Science with a specialization in Physical Oceanography and an interest in Marine Technology Instrumentation for September 2015. Go to www.stockton.edu, and enter employment in the search box.
OCE Postdoctoral Fellowship. CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere Flagship is seeking to appoint a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow, with a background in marine bio-optical research, to investigate the mechanisms that determine the 3D structure of phytoplankton productivity and carbon cycling in ocean ecosystems. Learn more.
Director, Ira C. Darling Marine Center. The University of Maine seeks an individual to provide innovative leadership for its coastal marine laboratory. The position is tenured, at the associate or full professor level. A doctorate (Ph.D.) in a marine-related field is required. For more information, visit http://dmc.umaine.edu and click here to apply.
Assistant Professor in Interdisciplinary Climate Change Oceanography. The University of Southern Mississippi Department of Marine Science at the Stennis Space Center is offering a tenure-track position in marine chemistry at the assistant professor level. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in oceanography or a related field and have demonstrated research experience. For more information, visit https://jobs.usm.edu (Job Posting # 0003293).
Assistant Professor in Marine Chemistry. The University of Southern Mississippi Department of Marine Science at the Stennis Space Center is offering a tenure-track position in marine chemistry at the assistant professor level. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in oceanography or a related field and have demonstrated field and laboratory research experience. For more information, visit https://jobs.usm.edu (Job Posting #0003282).
Preceptor (teaching/curriculum development) in Earth and Planetary Sciences. The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences (EPS) at Harvard seeks applications for the position of Preceptor. The Preceptor will assist broadly with curricular activities, notably working with faculty to organize and implement lab and section content across the spectrum of earth sciences. Learn more.
Assistant Professor of Marine Science. Maine Maritime Academy (MMA) is seeking an Assistant Professor of Marine Science. Teaching expectations include undergraduate courses in introductory chemistry for science and non-science majors, marine geochemistry, and additional courses and electives dependent on the successful candidate's area of expertise. Learn more.
Tenure-Track Professor in Marine Geoscience.
Seoul National University, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences is searching for one tenure-track (assistant/associate/full) professor in Marine Geoscience (Geochemistry). This position was created to promote diversity within the university. Learn more.
Tenure-Track Faculty Positions Coastal & Marine Initiative, Florida State University. Florida State University is continuing its major interdisciplinary initiative in the broadly defined area of Coastal & Marine Research. During the 2014-15 academic year the initiative will be recruiting up to five tenure-track faculty members; the search is open with respect to rank. Learn more.
Faculty Positions. The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Horn Point Laboratory invites applications for three tenure-track faculty positions in ocean and estuarine science. We seek candidates whose research is relevant to understanding fundamental processes and the environmental challenges associated with climate change and variability, eutrophication, and ecosystem resilience under multi-stressors in coastal and oceanic systems. Learn more.
Postdoctoral Fellowships. Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University invites applications for Postdoctoral fellowships in the fields of the Earth, environmental and ocean sciences. Candidates should have recently completed their Ph.D. or should expect to complete their degree requirements by September 2015. Learn more.
Section Head, Ocean Section, Division of Ocean Sciences, NSF. NSF's Directorate for Geosciences (GEO) seeks candidates for the position of Section Head for the Ocean Section in the Division of Ocean Sciences (OCE). The Section Head serves as a member of the Division leadership team and as the Directorate's principal spokesperson in the area of biological and physical oceanography research. Learn more.
Section Head, Marine Geosciences Section, Division of Ocean Sciences, NSF. NSF's Directorate for Geosciences (GEO) seeks candidates for the position of Section Head for the Marine Geosciences Section in the Division of Ocean Sciences (OCE). The Section Head serves as a member of the Division leadership team and as the Directorate's principal spokesperson in the area of marine geology, geophysics, paleaoceanography, and chemical oceanography research. Learn more.
JAMSTEC Postdoctoral Fellow Programme. JAMSTEC has created a new international postdoctoral fellowship programme to help talented young researchers to develop their scientific excellence in the fields of ocean and earth sciences. The successful applicants will receive a research grant that will enable them to work independently on a research topic of their choosing. For more information, please visit: http://www.jamstec.go.jp/e/about/recruit/
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.
Funding and Opportunities
Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP) is seeking to fund environmental research and development in the Resource Conservation and Climate Change program area. This program supports the development of the science, technologies, and methods needed to manage DoD's installation infrastructure in a sustainable way. Learn more.
OCE Postdoctoral Research Fellowships. Submission Deadline: December 8, 2014. This fellowship is intended to recognize beginning investigators of significant potential and provide them with experience that will establish them in positions of leadership in the scientific community. Learn more.
OCE Research Initiation Grants. Submission Deadline: January 12, 2015. This program provides startup funding for researchers who have been recently appointed to tenure track (or equivalent) positions at US academic institutions, with the twin goals of enhancing their research careers and broadening the participation of under-represented groups in ocean sciences. Learn more.
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 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.
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