[Coral-List] Post doctoral associate position announcement - UVI
nidrisi at uvi.edu
Tue May 3 15:58:35 EDT 2011
Please note position availability at the University of the Virgin Islands.
Post Doctoral Associate. Description: The incumbent will work on a project
to be determined jointly with and approved by the team leaders of the ICCE
research thrust using information from the Center for Marine and
Environmental Studies (CMES) long-term data sets. These include data from
the Coral Monitoring program (including spatial/temporal data on fishes and
invertebrates), oceanographic data (ADCP current speed, direction and some
wave properties, CTD, and thermistor and fluorescence). Ideally the data
will be used to answer scientific questions and hypotheses in the area of
bio-physical coupled systems, impact of climate change on tropical
ecosystems, ecosystem stability, etc. Along with utilizing the existing data
set, the project should include experimentation and/or simulation modeling.
The incumbent will work as part of the research team at CMES and will
contribute to the continued development of the research program at CMES,
with the Virgin Islands - Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive
Research (VI-EPSCoR) research thrust of Integrated Caribbean Coastal
Ecosystems (ICCE) as the basis to the research program. Qualifications:
Ph.D. in oceanography (biological, chemical, geological or physical) plus
strong quantitative and computational skills. Desired experience include,
but not limited to data acquisition and processing, ocean modeling,
oceanographic instrumentation and numerical techniques.
To apply, visit the University of the Virgin Islands Human Resources
website: http://careers.uvi.edu, applications need to be directly online.
Review of applications will begin on May 23, we will be accepting
applications until the position is filled. For any questions, you can email
me directly, nidrisi at uvi.edu
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