[Coral-List] Post doc position on Late Holocene reefs

Gilbert Camoin camoin at cerege.fr
Mon Nov 28 09:33:22 EST 2011

The CEREGE (Aix-en-Provence, France) invites application for a :


Postdoctoral Research Scientist


Topic : « Coral reef records of late Holocene and recent sea-level change in the Pacific and Indian oceans »


for a period of 18 months (with possible extension) starting April 1st, 2012


Job description

The research will focus on the reconstruction of late Holocene and recent sea-level change in the Pacific and Indian oceans based on coral reef records. The research will include field studies and laboratory (carbonate sedimentology, mineralogy and geochemistry) work.

The post doctoral research scientist will be integrated in an academic network involving French, German, British and Canadian partners. She/he will have autonomy in conducting her/his research activities. The research will be mostly conducted at the CEREGE, Aix-en-Provence (France) – http://www.cerege.fr - but some visits to the project partners will be planned.



This position requires a Ph.D in Earth Sciences. The applicant should have proven field and lab experience in sedimentology, in particular of carbonates, but all good candidates are encouraged to apply. Strong written and oral communication skills, as well as the ability to work effectively in a team environment are essential.


Salary :

Salary will follow CNRS rules and be within the 2000-2200 € net/month range, according to the qualifications of the candidate.



To apply, please send a statement of interest, a curriculum vitae, Ph.D. certificate and the names of two references before January 31st, 2012 to :

Dr Gilbert CAMOIN, CEREGE, Europôle Méditerranéen de l’Arbois, BP 80, F-13545 Aix-en-Provence cedex 4 (France). Email : gcamoin at cerege.fr

Enquiries concerning this position should be directed to Dr Gilbert CAMOIN at gcamoin at cerege.fr

Review of applicants will begin soon after the January 31st, 2012 deadline and will be continued until the position is filled.


The Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) is committed to Employment Equity.

Dr. Gilbert CAMOIN
Europôle Méditerranéen de l'Arbois
BP 80
F-13545 Aix-en-Provence cedex 4
ph : +33-4-42-97-15-14
fax : +33-4-42-97-15-40
cell phone : +33-6-88-12-08-95
email : gcamoin at cerege.fr
skype : gcamoin

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