Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a Postdoctoral Investigator to join the Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry Department. This is a temporary, full-time, exempt position, and is eligible for benefits.
JOB SUMMARY & ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Investigator position in the area of in-situ sensor engineering and development with a focus on coastal biogeochemical cycling and turbulent transport. The successful candidate will contribute to the development of new technological advancements for the measurement and analysis of benthic fluxes and coastal "blue carbon" cycling. There may be field and/or lab work opportunities in Massachusetts and Florida.
The institution has a top-rated postdoctoral program (www.whoi.edu/postdoctoral/) that supports a dynamic postdoctoral community with formal mentoring and career guidance programs. While the primary focus of the work will be in research, the Postdoctoral Investigator will have the opportunity to participate in educational and outreach activities associated with the project. The position will be based at WHOI.
Applications must be submitted online through the Human Resources website. Applications must include a cover letter, complete curriculum vitae, and the contact information of at least three references. Applications will be reviewed starting October 1, 2019 and until the position is filled. Interested applicants should contact Dr. Matthew Long (firstname.lastname@example.org).
As deemed necessary by supervisor
DESIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Ph.D. in Oceanography, Engineering, Ecology, or a related discipline.
Preferred candidates should have strong quantitative skills and interdisciplinary expertise in: (1) marine chemistry and benthic biogeochemical cycling, (2) time series and large observational dataset analysis, including a complementary skillset (e.g., programming experience or strong mathematical/statistical training), (3) fluid mechanics and turbulent transport techniques, or (4) chemical sensor and acoustics instrumentation and engineering.
Physical duties for this position include but are not limited to, ability to lift 25-50 lbs and carry 25-50 lbs independently. Visual abilities to include near, far, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to distinguish basic colors. Hearing requirements include the ability to hear and respond to instructions, communicate effectively in loud areas (pier/dock, warehouse). Other physical tasks include occasional prolonged standing/walking; use of hands for basic /fine grasping and manipulation, reaching above the shoulders, kneeling, bending, and climbing ladders/stools. Other occupational requirements include talking, traveling, working around others, with others, and independently. Will be exposed to dust or other irritants, grease and oils, excessive cold and heat/humidity, odorous chemicals or specimens, severe weather conditions, prolonged working hours, and electrical/mechanical/power equipment hazards. Physical duties are subject to change.
WHOI is a member of the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC). We are sensitive to the issues of dual career candidates and we will work with applicants to address them. Please visit HERC - for more information.
WHOI is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans/M/F. We encourage Veterans and those with Disabilities to apply. Applications are reviewed confidentially. Applicants that require accommodation in the job application process are encouraged to contact us at (508) 289-2253 or email email@example.com for assistance.
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Internal Number: 3470870
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