Assistant Professor – University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Assistant Professor position in the School of Earth, Environmental and Marine Science at University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
The School of Earth, Environmental and Marine Sciences (SEEMS) at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level to be part of a growing ocean and coastal sciences research cluster. We are seeking candidates with a teaching and research focus that will complement and expand on our existing research areas, which include: coastal geology and geomorphology; coastal watersheds and wetlands; physical oceanography; biophysical interactions; environmental variability and climate change; continental shelf, benthic, planktonic, and fish species population connectivity and genetics; biochemistry and marine geochemistry; and ocean observing and sensing. We are especially interested in candidates who can make use of the abundant, under-studied natural laboratories of the region and are interested in interdisciplinary collaboration within the School.

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MPOWIR Webinar with Colleen Mouw – Recording now available

On December 3, 2018 MPOWIR hosted a webinar on ‘Productivity and Writing’, presented by Dr. Colleen Mouw. A recording of her talk is now available on the MPOWIR website. Follow the link below if you were unable to attend, would like to rewatch the webinar, or want to share it with a colleague. All previous webinars are also posted for viewing.

Product Line Manager, Advanced Profiling Explorer (APEX) – Teledyne Marine Systems

Company Overview

Teledyne Marine Systems is seeking a Product Line Manager (PLM) who will provide leadership and guidance for the Webb Research Advanced Profiling Explorer (APEX) product line. The PLM will manage key customer accounts, guide product development, provide customer demonstrations and sales agent training, manage pricing and sales forecasts, and evaluate and support customer requirements for customized products. The PLM will also work with manufacturing and repair to prioritize builds and deliveries to maximize customer satisfaction. The PLM will work closely with the Sales and Engineering teams, as well as the Vice President of Product Line Management, to establish the product line strategic plan.

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Assistant Professor, marine chemistry – University of Rhode Island

The Graduate School of Oceanography (GSO) at the University of Rhode Island invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor within the broad specialization of marine chemistry. The position will be an academic year appointment with an expected start date of September 1, 2019. We seek applications from researchers who specialize in any aspect of marine chemistry or chemical oceanography. The new hire will enter the vibrant research community at URI and the many neighboring academic institutions within New England. Opportunities exist to participate in the active sea-going community of GSO, the East Coast Oceanographic Consortium, and the Ocean Exploration Trust, to utilize platforms such as R/V Endeavor, E/V Nautilus and the newly awarded Regional-Class Research Vessel. Physical facilities include the Marine Science Research Facility, Brown Center for Computation and Visualization, Rhode Island Genomics & Sequencing Center, and the NSF Coastal Ecology Assessment Innovation and Modeling Program for Narragansett Bay. In general, we invite individuals with a strong commitment to research, to excellent teaching and mentorship at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The successful candidate is expected to develop an externally funded research program. The candidate will contribute to teaching at the graduate and undergraduate level, and to graduate student advising and research committee participation.

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Senior Fellows – Drawdown Oceans Program

The Drawdown Oceans Program has just been launched. It aims to further global understanding of the potential for marine solutions and drive investment and implementation in this crucial area.

The primary goals of the Drawdown Oceans program are to:

  1. Create an Oceans data model that analyzes the potential for marine climate solutions to reduce emissions, sequester carbon, and improve economic and social outcomes; and, to integrate this model with existing sector models to expand the overall global systems analysis.
  2. Integrate the results from the oceans model into all drawdown communications, coalitions, and curriculum efforts.
  3. Regularly update the oceans model with the latest data and research to ensure its accuracy and usefulness to target audiences in perpetuity.

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Next Generation of Polar Researchers Leadership Symposium

May 5-11, 2019
Catalina Island, CA

Future polar-focused researchers will need a strong foundation of interdisciplinary approaches to understand the rapid changes in polar regions. The Next Generation Polar Research Conference (NGPR-3) is designed to train and network early career polar researchers for interdisciplinary research careers. This week-long symposium will be held at the University of Southern California’s Wrigley Marine Science Center on Catalina Island, CA. and will provide an important opportunity for training to foster communication, team-building, and leadership skills with a focus on the development of interdisciplinary research. Participants from disciplines spanning the physical, biological and social sciences will be competitively selected to participate in dynamic networking opportunity with plenary talks, special sessions, poster sessions, and professional development training.

You must have a Ph.D. in hand prior to application. Early career scientists (i.e., within 5 years of a granted Ph.D.) from the fields of atmospheric science, marine or terrestrial ecology or ecosystems, limnology, ice science, geosciences, policy, economics, cultural science or other related fields will be competitively selected to attend the conference. The conference will also be attended by senior polar researchers from a variety of professions who will provide training, mentorship and keynote talks.

Room and board on Catalina Island are provided. Participants can apply for additional funds to help defray costs of travel.

Travel funding priority will be given to applications received by January 11, 2019. The deadline for all applicants is January 18, 2019.


Faculty position, Ocean Acoustics – Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Ocean Acoustics
Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) at the University of California San Diego ( invites faculty applications for the position listed below. We seek a motivated, broad-thinking scientist-educator to establish a vigorous research program and provide intellectual leadership in his or her field while complementing existing expertise at Scripps and other UCSD departments. SIO is a world renowned center of marine research with approximately 200 principal investigators leading research programs on all aspects of earth, ocean, biological and atmospheric sciences.  SIO is part of the University of California, San Diego, which is one of the top research universities in the world. We are committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. The department is interested in candidates who have demonstrated commitment to excellence by providing leadership in teaching, research, and service towards building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment.

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The Adventures, Opportunities, and Challenges of Being a Geoscience Faculty Member at a Primarily Undergraduate Institution – AGU Town Hall

Thursday, 13 December 2018
6:15 – 7:15pm EST
Marriott Marquis – Archives

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The rewards of being a faculty member at a primarily undergraduate institution (PUI) are many. However, the transition from graduate student or postdoc (usually at a large research institution) to faculty member at a PUI can be a challenging one. Information about the application process, teaching expectations, and research support can be hard to find. During this 1-hour town hall meeting, PUI faculty members at various career stages will share their stories, their tips for successfully obtaining a position at a small school, and their advice on making a successful transition. Questions from the audience will be accepted and encouraged.

Visiting Fellows program – CIRES

CIRES sponsors a prestigious Visiting Fellows program, inviting scientists to join the thriving community of researchers in Boulder, Colorado. CIRES Visiting Fellowships are intended to stimulate interdisciplinary research across the institute through engagement with CIRES researchers on campus and in Boulder’s NOAA Laboratories. Sponsored by CIRES Fellows, Visiting Fellows work with CIRES researchers on a wide range of environmental science topics. The CIRES Visiting Fellows Program has attracted more than 345 scientists from around the world over the past 50 years; many have gone on to lasting careers in CIRES and NOAA. We encourage applications from members of groups under-represented in the environmental sciences and related disciplines.

Two-year Visiting Fellowships are available for postdoctoral researchers, and terms of up to 12 months for senior scientists on leave or sabbatical.

Applicants should contact possible CIRES Fellow collaborators well in advance of submitting an application. Successful proposals are typically designed in collaboration with your potential host at CIRES. Without the support of a current CIRES Fellow, your application is unlikely to succeed.

The 2019 competition opens October 26, 2018 and the application deadline is January 8, 2019.

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Assistant Professor, Theoretical Computational Large-Scale Ocean Dynamics and Climate – University of Toronto

The Department of Physics in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto, St. George Campus invites applications for a full-time tenure stream position in the area of Theoretical and Computational Large-Scale Ocean Dynamics and Climate. This appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, and will commence on July 1, 2019.

Applicants must have completed a Ph.D. degree in Physics or a related field by the date of appointment or shortly thereafter, with a demonstrated record of excellence in both research and teaching. We seek candidates who study the global ocean circulation, and whose research and teaching interests complement and strengthen our existing departmental strengths In particular, we are seeking to develop expertise in fundamental ocean dynamics to complement our existing strength in understanding the atmosphere’s role in regulating the carbon cycle and the climate.
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