Ocean Opportunities: Jobs, Post Docs, PhD, Masters, & other opportunities. December 29, 2017

One more before the end of the year - this week's Jobs, Post Docs, PhD, Masters, and other opportunities in ocean/marine sciences around the world. Here's to a fabulous 2018!

Jobs

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

Project Officer with Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre (Wales) (Initial term 12 months). Deadline January 2, 2018

Technical Officer - Coral Records with the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) (Australia). Deadline January 5, 2018

Aquatic Science Technician / Fisheries Technician (Salmon Assessment) with DFO Pacific (Canada). Deadline January 10, 2018

Lecturer in Fisheries with Deakin University (Australia). Deadline January 14, 2018

Marine Communications Officer with WWF (Belgium). Deadline January 17, 2018

Fisheries Technologist (4 year contract) with Memorial University (Canada). Deadline January 19, 2018

Fisheries Scientist with Memorial University (Canada). Deadline February 28, 2018

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

Animal Care Manager with the National Marine Life Center (USA). Open until filled


Post Docs

Postdoctoral fellowship with the UBC Biodiversity Research Centre (Canada). Deadline January 12, 2018

People and Ecosystems with ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies (Australia). Deadline January 19, 2018

Responding to a Changing World with ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies (Australia). Deadline January 19, 2018

Sustaining a good ecological status and coastal ecosystem services under blue growth with UiT The Arctic University of Norway (Norway). Deadline February 2, 2018

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

Predicting interactive effects of multiple stressors on marine ecosystems with Griffith University (Australia). Deadline not stated


PhD

Coastal protection services provided by coastal ecosystems in south eastern Australia with Deakin University (Australia). Deadline ongoing but first assessment of applications will occur late December 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.

Quantifying mortality; improving understanding of cetacean drift and stranding to improve impact monitoring with the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) (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

Untangling the origin and movement of ghost nets in the Indian Ocean to aid management and mitigation with University of Bristol (England). Deadline January 7, 2018

Modelling population viability and demographic trends of endangered caspian seals (pusa caspica) in relation to climate change and sea level variation scenarios with University of Leeds (England). Deadline January 8, 2018

Do environmental or phylogenetic differences in foraging behaviour drive life history differences in seabirds with University of Liverpool (England). Deadline January 9, 2018

Spatial variability in halibut-environment associations with  Institut des sciences de la mer of University of Quebec at Rimouski (UQAR-ISMER)/University of Quebec at Chicoutimi (UQAC) (Canada). Deadline January 10, 2018

Characterizing the origin and migrations of individual halibut through ontogeny with otolith chemistry with  Institut des sciences de la mer of University of Quebec at Rimouski (UQAR-ISMER)/University of Quebec at Chicoutimi (UQAC) (Canada). Deadline January 10, 2018

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

Investigating the role of connectivity in diatom ecology and evolution with Stazione Zoologica of Napoli (Italy) and Genoscope in Evry (France). Deadline January 15, 2018

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

Observing the Antarctic Slope Undercurrent using Ocean Gliders with University of East Anglia (England). Deadline January 16, 2018

Where AUVs dare: Sub-glacial discharge        plumes with the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) (Scotland). Deadline January 16, 2018

Understanding Reef Fish Vision Through Gene-Editing (CRISPR/Cas9) with University of Queensland (Australia). Deadline January 19, 2018 for international applicants; April 13, 2018 for domestic applicants

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

Determination of the presence of a dynamic core microbiome in the native oyster Ostrea edulis, and the effects of exposure to temperature and antibiotics on host survival and resilience with University of Portsmouth (England). Deadline February 11, 2018

Antimicrobial Resistance in Aquaculture with University of Portsmouth (England). Deadline February 11, 2018

Harvesting the seashore: the impacts and management of inter-tidal fisheries with University of Portsmouth (England). Deadline February 11, 2018

Predicting interactive effects of multiple stressors on marine ecosystems with Griffith University (Australia). Deadline not stated


Masters

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


Conferences

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

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 closes March 1, 2018

Marine Biological Association Postgraduate Conference, May 21 - 23, 2018 in Plymouth, England. Abstract submission closes April 1, 2018

4th International Symposium on the Effects of Climate Change on the World’s Oceans, June 4 - 8 2018 in Washington, DC, USA. Abstract submission deadline December 15, 2017

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


Citizen Science

Floating Forests. An online project to help scientists identify past and present kelp forests from a huge number of satellite images

iSeahorse. A global project to identify and map seahorses for conservation.

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

Redmap Australia. An 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".

Seagrass Spotter. A global project to map seagrass meadows to help protect them.


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