Announcing Ocean Acidification Graduate Research Fellowships in Texas and Louisiana

Proposals due April 17, 2020

The Louisiana Sea Grant and Texas Sea Grant Programs, in partnership with the NOAA Ocean Acidification Program (OAP), are pleased to announce the availability of Ocean Acidification Graduate Research Fellowships for the two-year period covering the 2020/2021 and 2021/2022 academic years. The fellowship provides a total award of $46,000 per year for two years.

The fellowship is open to full-time graduate students at any academic institution in Louisiana and Texas who are engaged in coastal and marine research relevant to regional ocean, coastal, and estuarine acidification. In addition to supporting the student’s academic expenses, the fellowship will provide additional professional development opportunities throughout its duration, focusing on science communication, management application, outreach, and other Sea Grant and OAP activities and mission priorities.

Proposals are due before 5:00 p.m. ET on Friday, April 17, 2020. For more information go to 

Friday, March 6, 2020
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Postdoctoral Researcher in Marine Ecology

Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences

Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences is seeking a postdoctoral marine ecologist interested in applying research on determining the phytoremediation potential by farmed macroalgae species. Our aim is to identify the conditions under which co-cultivation of blue mussels and farmed kelp is mutually beneficial and can mitigate stresses from coastal acidification. This position is initially funded for 1 year and will offer opportunities for multi-institution and transdisciplinary collaboration, pursuit of independent funding, and training in molecular-based approaches to determine fate of kelp detritus if desired.

Please submit a cover letter and CV using Bigelow's online application portal. Screening of candidates will begin February 24, 2020 with expectation candidate will be available in April of 2020.

Monday, February 3, 2020
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Oceanographer

Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center

The Joint Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research (JIMAR) is currently recruiting an Oceanographer within the NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, Ecosystem Sciences Division based in Honolulu, Hawaii.  As a part of a team of researchers in the Ecosystem Sciences Division, the Oceanographer will assess ecological impacts to the coral reef ecosystems in the U.S. Pacific Islands (Hawaii Archipelago, Marianas Archipelago, American Samoa, and the Pacific Remote Islands Areas) from multiple environmental drivers with a focus on local warming and changes in the coastal carbonate system. 

 Apply by May 24, 2019!

A full position description and more information about applying to this position can be found by navigating to www.rcuh.com and clicking on "Job Postings" and Project Name "JIMAR" (position 19214).

 

CLOSING DATE: May 24, 2019
 
A full position description and more information about applying to this position can be found by navigating to www.rcuh.com and clicking on "Job Postings" and Project Name "JIMAR" (position 19214).
Monday, May 13, 2019
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Visiting Scientist with NOAA's Ocean Acidification Program (OAP)

The Cooperative Programs for the Advancement of Earth System Science (CPAESS)

The Cooperative Programs for the Advancement of Earth System Science (CPAESS) is now accepting applications for a Visiting Scientist with NOAA's Ocean Acidification Program (OAP). The Visiting Scientist will be working jointly with NOAA's Ocean Acidification Program (OAP) and NOAA’s OAR Ocean’s Portfolio Steward and associated staff. Their responsibilities will include assisting the OAP in overseeing revising and updating NOAA’s Ocean Acidification Research Plan. They will also be coordinating logistics for the upcoming 2019 2nd NOAA OAP Principal Investigators Meeting, to be held in the fall of 2019. Finally, the visiting scientist will also oversee the execution and project management of an omics research portfolio advanced under the direction of NOAA OAR’s Ocean Portfolio Steward and associated team.

Full announcement here: https://cpaess.ucar.edu/opportunities/visiting-scientist-ocean-acidification-program

This position will be posted until a sufficient number of applications have been received. Please send application packages to: cpaess-apply@ucar.edu


Friday, February 8, 2019
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Undergraduate Research Internship Opportunities

Mook Sea Farm & SEANET

Two ocean acidification-related undergraduate research internship opportunities are avaiable this summer at Mook Sea Farm in Walpole, ME supported by SEANET.  These opportunities are open to undergraduate students from or attending university in Maine.

The Aquaculture in changing waters: Impacts of ocean acidification on juvenile oysters opportunity is directly related to ocean acidification and the aquaculture industry.  The second internship, Environmental influence on larval bivalve settlement success, will consider the effects of several environmental variables, including pCO2, pH, and saturation state, on larval bivalve settlement in a field study.

Applications will be reviewed beginning February 18. 2019. Please direct questions to me, Meredith White, meredith.megan.white@gmail.com.

Thursday, January 31, 2019
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