Physical Oceanographer – Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences

Applications are invited from scientists with interests in biological, chemical or physical oceanography to complement existing and future oceanographic research and educational activities at BIOS. BIOS anticipates hiring several oceanographers/marine scientists with a range of rank possible from early career to senior scientist.

Scientific activities at BIOS are wide-ranging and include oceanographic and atmospheric time-series studies, coral reef research and ocean and human health interactions ( BIOS is particularly interested in candidates with expertise in the following interdisciplinary themes: (1) Biological or biogeochemical oceanography including those with interests in molecular biology/genomics; microbial ecology; phytoplankton/zooplankton ecology and physiology; nutrient and/or trace element geochemistry; or natural products chemistry. (2) Physical oceanography, especially those with interests in new observing technologies including mooring and AUV systems; or physical-biological modeling.

Successful applicants will be expected to build a strong research program, complementary to and synergistic with a broad range of oceanographic research at BIOS. Familiarity with the U.S. federal agency research funding system is especially desirable. The successful applicants should also be willing to fulfill a variety of teaching needs ( in oceanography and/or other areas of the candidate’s specialization. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience.

BIOS offers a competitive package in a stimulating, challenging and rewarding work environment. Qualified candidates should submit their application to include: cover letter, curriculum vitae including names of references and salary requirements to:

Gillian Hollis
Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences
17 Biological Station
St. Georges, GE01, Bermuda

Review of applications will begin August 1. The position will remain open until filled.

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