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.
Director of the Science & Resilience Institute at Jamaica Bay. Brooklyn College of the City University of New York is seeking a dynamic and innovative scientist with demonstrated leadership, administrative, and research accomplishments to serve as the Founding Director of the newly formed Science & Resilience Institute at Jamaica Bay (SRIJB). The SRIJB is an exciting new initiative that will be both an important contributor of scientific knowledge and a major creator of opportunities for resilience practice in the socio-ecological systems in and around Jamaica Bay and beyond. EO/AA Employer. See full announcement at www.imsearch.com/5055.
Seeking Postdoc Scientist. The Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center (ESSIC) at the University of Maryland-College Park is seeking a postdoctoral scientist to join the Surface Oceanography Unit at the National Oceanographic Data Center. See full announcement.
Executive Director, OceanGate Foundation. OceanGate Foundation, established to expand and deepen understanding of the world’s oceans, is seeking candidates with experience in ocean science, educational curricula development, donor development, and grant writing. See full announcement.
Tenure-Track Faculty Position. Seoul National University is expecting an opening for a tenure-track faculty position in Marine Geosciences with special emphasis on Marine Geochemistry of rocks and sediment. See full announcement.
Assistant Professor. The Institute for Chemistry and Biology of the Marine Environment (ICBM) of the Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg (Germany) is offering a position at the earliest possible date for an Assistant Professor (W1) Marine Biosensors. See full announcement.
Multiple Opportunities. IMSG offers a wide range of career opportunities in environmental data products and forecasts and employs all levels of specialized staff. Please visit the website to see a list of several immediate job openings.
Researcher. Flanders Hydraulics Research (Antwerp, Belgium) invites applicants for a four year research position dealing with idealized mathematical modeling of hyperturbidity in estuaries. See full announcement.
Multiple Opportunities. The Centre for Maritime Research and Experimentation (CMRE) in La Spezia, Italy, has several openings for scientists. For more information, please visit: http://www.cmre.nato.int/employment/current-vacancies.
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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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