Postdoctoral Researcher – Chesapeake Bay Climate Change Assessment

Postdoctoral Researcher in Chesapeake Bay Climate Change Assessment

Applications are being accepted for a Postdoctoral Research Scientist position at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Horn Point Laboratory, working with Drs. Raleigh Hood and Victoria Coles in collaboration with Dr. Bob Wood at the NOAA Oxford Cooperative Laboratory. The primary goal of this NOAA-funded project is to develop the means to link seven Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserves (NERRs) together, forming a complex of sentinel sites for monitoring climate change impacts in Chesapeake Bay.

Candidates with expertise in biological oceanography, biogeochemistry, climate science and/or estuarine ecology are encouraged to apply.   Strong quantitative skills and the ability to manipulate large datasets are required. Candidates with good communication skills and an interest in applying science to questions of interest to management and environmental stakeholders are preferred. This is a full time, 12-month position, funded for 2 years, with a potential start date as early as August 1, 2014.  The candidate must have a Ph.D. degree in oceanography, marine science or a related discipline by the start date of the position.  We encourage applications from individuals with diverse backgrounds and experience.

Applications should include:

  • curriculum vitae
  • statement of research interests
  • contact information for at least three references.

Submit applications to: Dr. Raleigh Hood, HPL/UMCES, P.O. Box 775, Cambridge, MD 21613, Email: rhood@umces.edu. Electronic submissions are preferred. UMCES is an AA/EOE.

Review of applications will begin on 07/21/14 and continue until the position is filled.

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