Post doctoral research fellow: Impact of ocean acidification on the surface ocean

University of Southampton – National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, School of Ocean and Earth Science
Salary- £27,319 – £29,853

The School of Ocean and Earth Science (within the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton) is seeking to recruit a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to work on a NERC funded Consortium project “Ocean Acidification Impacts on Sea-Surface Biology, Biogeochemistry and Climate” forming part of the UK Ocean Acidification Research Programme (UKOARP). The successful candidate will carry out measurements of carbonate chemistry during UKOARP research cruises in the Arctic and Antarctic, and will perform data interpretation with statistical analyses of large datasets produced by the cruises.

You should have a PhD in either oceanography, marine chemistry, biogeochemistry or a related topic. Experience of statistical techniques such as cluster and correlation analysis, and a scientific background in carbonate chemistry are both highly desirable. You will have demonstrated the ability to write scientific outputs for publication, have good oral communication skills, and be mathematically capable. A strong desire to work as part of a multi-institute interdisciplinary research team is essential. You will be expected to undertake 2 research cruises.

The post is a fixed term appointment for 36 months, commencing from August 2011. 

Informal enquiries to Dr Toby Tyrrell, tel: +44 (0)23 8059 6110, email: tt@noc.soton.ac.uk, or Dr. Eric Achterberg, tel: +44 (0) 238059 3199, e-mail: eric@noc.soton.ac.uk

Salaries for all posts are on the RAIA scale.

Please visit www.jobs.soton.ac.uk and apply on-line, or call 023 8059 2750.

The closing date for applications is 1st December 2010.  Please quote reference number 5015-10-F on all correspondence.

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