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.
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.
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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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