5 year Fellowships in GeoSciences, Edinburgh University, Scotland

The School of GeoSciences envisages making up to 5 Chancellor’s Fellowship appointments. We are particularly interested in researchers with a demonstrated track record in addressing thestrategic growth areas in the School, and those with the skills and interest to flourish in an interdisciplinary environment.

Deadline: 16 April 2012

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Marine Geophysicist, University of Houston, USA

Faculty position available at the Associate Professor or Professor level in the field of marine geophysics. We especially encourage applicants with experience in marine seismic operations and acquisition systems (particularly oceanbottom seismometers). Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in the processing, analysis, and interpretation of multi-component seismic reflection and/or refraction data as well as familiarity with seismic streamer and multi-component seismic reflection and/or refraction acquisition systems.

3.3. Several positions - Lecturer /Senior Lecturer, Ecological Biosciences, Swansea University, UK

These permanent positions will help complement our core research activities in aquatic trophic dynamics (led by Professor Kevin J Flynn) within the Centre for Sustainable Aquatic Research, and in animal ecology utilising smart tag technologies (led by Professor Rory Wilson)

Visiting Scholar opportunity at Duke University Marine Lab, NC, USA

The Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University invites applications for the Mary Derrickson McCurdy Visiting Scholar at the Marine Laboratory in Beaufort, North Carolina. The Nicholas School focuses on leadership in research, education, and service to understand basic Earth and environmental processes, to understand human behavior related to the environment, and to inform society about the conservation and enhancement of the environment and its natural resources for future generations.

Job Vacancies in Geomagnetism, British Geological Survey, UK.

Two three-year appointments within the Geomagnetism group of the British Geological Survey, based in Edinburgh, are now available.

These posts are concerned mainly with research into the internal magnetic field of the Earth, but one has an external field (space science) aspect to it too. We¹re keen to attract enthusiastic, self-motivated research scientists, with an interest in both pure research and in real-world applications of geomagnetism science.

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Postdoctoral researcher, Physical Oceanography, Oban, Scotland

The post is fully funded by the SAMS-led, NERC funded multi-institutional consortium “FASTNEt” ( FASTNEt has a considerable field component using a fleet of Gliders, AUVs and a large drifter array. The successful applicant will work on Glider and drifter based studies of ocean/shelf exchange.

Deadline: 19 December 2011

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2012 POGO-SCOR Visiting Fellowship program

The Partnership for Observation of the Global Oceans (POGO) and the Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research (SCOR) are calling for applications for the 2012 POGO-SCOR Visiting Fellowship program. 

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Application deadline: 15 January 2012

PhD in Ocean Margin Systems, Ghent University, Belgium

This PhD project aims to contribute to the comprehension of the palaeoceanography of the Mediterranean Outflow Water (MOW), as well as of its impact on deep-water ecosystems.

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Deadline: 16 December 2011