Author: Sarah Clem

MPOWIR Mentor Groups

MPOWIR is currently enrolling new members in mentor groups.  This opportunity is open to all female physical oceanographers in the last year of a U.S. PhD program, a post-doctoral position, or an associate level position.  Don’t miss this opportunity to make

Alternative Careers

Two resources on careers outside of academe: Link for alternative careers for oceanographers (from TOS): Book on how to change careers (Fiske’s Put your science to work book published by AGU:

Assistant professor position at UBC in Vancouver, Canada

Tenure-track faculty position in Physical Oceanography with a strong commitment to multi-disciplinary research The candidate should have a Ph.D. in physical oceanography, preferably post-doctoral research experience, and a strong commitment to the multi-disciplinary study of the physical dynamics which drive

NSF Career-Life Balance Initiative

Today, White House Council on Women and Girls Executive Director Tina Tchen, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Director John P. Holdren, and National Science Foundation (NSF) Director Subra Suresh announced the “NSF Career-Life Balance Initiative,” a 10-year

University of Rhode Island Position Academic Year – Full-time – Tenure-track – Permanent The University of Rhode Island anticipates a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning September 1, 2012, in coastal geology and the coastal response to climate change. Review of resumes will begin

MentorNet Opens its Doors to Students from All Campuses

Any qualified student with an ‘.edu’ address can now seek a mentor. The U.S now ranks 27th in the world in the production of graduates in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), while the global economy increasingly requires engineers and

Research Oceanographer Positions

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) invites applications for two full-time, permanent positions to be filled in the Center for Satellite Applications and Research (STAR), part of NOAA’s National Environmental Satellite Data and Information Service. The positions will be filled at

Report on Women at MIT

When the Massachusetts Institute of Technology acknowledged 12 years ago that it had discriminated against female professors in “subtle but pervasive” ways, it became a national model for addressing gender inequity. Now, an evaluation of those efforts shows substantial progress

Early-Career Scientist Development Workshop

Registration for the Early-Career Scientist Development Workshop held in association with the IUGG Assembly in Melbourne, Australia on Monday, 27 June 2011 is now open at: <> The application deadline is April 11th, 2011. Participation is free of charge and

Marie Tharp Fellowship 2011-2012

Marie Tharp Fellowship 2011-2012 ***Application Deadline: March 31, 2011*** Overview: The Earth Institute and Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory at Columbia University invite applications for the Marie Tharp Fellowship 2011-2012. This fellowship is part of a greater EI/LDEO effort at promoting the