Ocean Opportunities: Jobs, Post Docs, PhD, Masters, & other opportunities. December 1, 2017

This week's Jobs, Post Docs, PhD, Masters, and other opportunities in ocean/marine sciences around the world.

Jobs

Research Assistant (Gulf-Wide Assessment of Habitat Use and Habitat-Specific Production Estimates of Nekton in Turtlegrass) with University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Coast Research Laboratory (USA). Deadline December 1, 2017

Senior Officer: Chief Fisheries Officer with Isles of Scilly Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (England). Deadline December 1, 2017

Senior Research Officer - Marine and Fisheries with DEFRA (England). Deadline December 10, 2017

Associate professor in fish systematics with University of Bergen/Universitetsmuseet i Bergen (Norway). Deadline December 17, 2017

Lecturer in Geography (Coastal Resilience) with Liverpool John Moores University (England). Deadline January 2, 2018

Senior Program Officer for Oceans with WWF (USA). Deadline not stated

Full, Associate, or Assistant Professor in Marine Geosciences with University of Arizona (USA). Deadline not stated.

Full, Associate, or Assistant Professor in paleoclimatology, paleoceanography, paleoecology, or paleobiology with University of Arizona (USA). Deadline not stated.


Post Docs

Research Associate in Marine Metabarcoding with University of Salford (England). Deadline December 10, 2017

Evolutionary potential of marine microbes in a changing climate with Universität Hamburg (Germany). Deadline December 15, 2017.

Influence of Arctic – Lower-Latitude Interactions on Weather and Climate Variability with WHOI (USA). Deadline not stated

Marine and Coastal Ecosystem Services with The Saudi Aramco-KAUST center for Marine Environmental Observations (SAKMEO) (Saudi Arabia). Applications open on a rolling basis.


PhD

StockDNA - Combining molecular and acoustic approaches to improve pelagic stock assessment with University of Salford (England). Deadline December 8, 2017

Quantitative Population Ecology of Seabirdswith University of Washington (USA). Deadline December 15, 2017

Evolutionary potential of marine microbes in a changing climate with Universität Hamburg (Germany). Deadline December 15, 2017

Blue carbon in a changing world with University of Glasgow (Scotland). Deadline December 18, 2017

Marine Invertebrate Behavior, Ecophysiology, and Fisheries with The University of Southern Mississippi (USA). Deadline January 2, 2018

Salmon farming in Scotland: quantifying the actual levels of interbreeding and gene introgression of farm escapes with wild populations with the Rivers and Loch Institute at the University of the Highlands and Islands Inverness College (Scotland). Deadline January 5, 2018.

Environmental impacts of tidal energy generation on tidal environments and shorebirds with University of York (England). Deadline January 7, 2018

Role of coralliths in coral reef recovery and expansion With University of Edinburgh (Scotland). Deadline January 11, 2018

Monitoring coastal environments using imaging sonars and machine learning with University of East Anglia (England). Deadline January 16, 2018

Using genetics, physiology & modelling to improve marine ecosystem conservation with the Lyell Centre (Scotland). Deadline January 31, 2018


Masters

Marine Invertebrate Behavior, Ecophysiology, and Fisheries with The University of Southern Mississippi (USA). Deadline January 2, 2018


Conferences

International Ocean Literacy Conference, December 4-5 2017 in Venice, Italy. Live stream on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/VeniceOffice/

The World Conference on Marine Biodiversity (WCMB), May 13-16, 2018 in Montreal, Canada. Abstract submission deadline December 1, 2018

International Marine Conservation Congress, June 24 - 28 2018 in Kuching, Sarawak. Abstract submission will reopen in January 2018

GEOHAB, May 7 - 11 2018 in California, USA. Abstract submissions open January 1, 2018, and close March 1, 2018

OceansOnline, June 29, 2018 in Kuching, Sarawak. Abstract submission will reopen in January 2018


Citizen Science

Seagrass Spotter. Global project to map seagrass meadows to help protect them.

iSeahorse. Global project to identify and map seahorses for conservation.

Plankton Portal. Online project to help scientist classify plankton from a huge number of images taken at sea.

Redmap Australia. Australian-based project which invited people to "spot, log and map marine species that are uncommon in Australia, or along particular parts of our coast".


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