[Coral-List] 2 Post-doctoral Research Vacancies
clare.fitzsimmons at newcastle.ac.uk
Tue Mar 9 10:55:25 EST 2010
Just to let you know of a few more exciting reef research opportunities now available.
Newcastle University has vacancies for 2 Post-doctoral researchers to start as soon as possible within the framework of the research project FORCE "Future of Reefs in a Changing Environment" funded by the European Union. FORCE partners an inter-disciplinary team of researchers from Europe and the Caribbean to enhance the scientific basis for managing coral reefs in an era of rapid climate change and unprecedented human pressure on coastal resources. FORCE is a four-year (2010-2014) regional initiative led by Exeter University with 17 partners from Europe and throughout the Wider Caribbean Region.
Newcastle is a major UK partner and has funding for the following research positions:
Research Associate Caribbean Ecology, 2010-2013 (about 3 years) Reference Number: D670R
This post holder will support the broader FORCE consortium by carrying out ecological field work: a) to quantify the effects of habitat structure on biodiversity (reef fish and benthic organisms), and b) to carry out research on the effects of coral loss on fish and invertebrates on reefs.
Please click on the link if you are interested in finding out more. http://www15.i-grasp.com/fe/tpl_newcastle02.asp?newms=jj&id=33432
Research Associate Caribbean Marine Resource Governance, 2010-2014 (up to 4 years) Reference Number: D669R
This position will support the broader FORCE consortium by carrying out social and political research in the Caribbean, to develop: a) a sound understanding of the complexity of marine resource governance systems in the Wider Caribbean, and b) generic insight into links between governance structure and implementation of reef management.
Please click on the link if you are interested in finding out more. http://www15.i-grasp.com/fe/tpl_newcastle02.asp?newms=jj&id=33434
The closing date for both of these is 19th March 2010.
For further information, please email: n.polunin at ncl.ac.uk<mailto:n.polunin at ncl.ac.uk> for ecological work, and selina.stead at ncl.ac.uk<mailto:ncl.ac.ukselina.stead at ncl.ac.uk> or <mailto:clare.fitzsimmons at ncl.ac.uk> clare.fitzsimmons at ncl.ac.uk<mailto:clare.fitzsimmons at ncl.ac.uk> for queries related to the governance work.
We'd be delighted to hear from you,
Dr. Clare Fitzsimmons
School of Marine Science and Technology,
Room 264 Ridley Building,
Newcastle Upon Tyne.
E-mail: clare.fitzsimmons at newcastle.ac.uk<blocked::mailto:clare.fitzsimmons at newcastle.ac.uk>
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